The short film "6 Days on a Raft" was nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY and screened at The 168 Film Festival in Glendale, CA. Jordan will play the supporting role of "Katie" in the feature film. This is Jordan's 4th 168 Film Project film!
Jordan films indie "Days Full of Night," directed by John Hill. She plays the daughter of Brian Scannell, who can be seen in Ben Affleck's, "The Town."
Special thanks to all who attended and supported Jordan's 3rd annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser!!
Jordan's 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon will be held January 20th, a fun fundraising event for the kids being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Memphis Ronald McDonald House. The event will be held at Corbin Bowl in Tarzana, CA. Check out the Facebook event page
After the Wizard, now available on RedBox, is available via InDemand January 1 (Comcast, Cox & Time Warner), via EchoBridge in February (retailers like Walmart & Target), will air on TVO (Toronto's educational broadcaster) and UK DVD and internet-related rights have been placed. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy in the film.
Jordan books the lead in the animated short film The Rooster, directed by Ryan Chen. She will voice the role of Susan.
After the Wizard is now available on DVD and online at Blockbuster, Netflix, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Breaking Glass Pictures.
Reviews are coming in for After the Wizard
opening in select theatres August 10th:
"Delightful... imaginative... warm and creative..."
--Edwin L. Carpenter, The Dove Foundation
"The young Miss Van Vranken had a remarkable command of her portrayal of the girl who desires to be Dorothy that there is nothing contrived in her heartfelt performance."
--Douglas MacLean, Home Theatre Info
"The actress who played Elizabeth, Jordan Van Vranken did a wonderful job, I am sure she has a great career ahead of her."
--Susan Simon, Disney Family blog
"Charming... poignant... a fun movie..."
--Ryan Jay & Caroline Hand, Ryan Jay Reviews
"Jordan Van Vranken does a fine job as the aforementioned Elizabeth, 'er Dorothy..."
---Richard Propes, The Independent Critic
"Breaking Glass Pictures has done it again with a great movie that the entire family will enjoy."
---Elaine Hegwood Bowen, Film Monthly
A special screening of After the Wizard was held August 12th at Laemmle's Town Center 5 in Encino, CA for the Jeffrey Foundation.
August 11: Top 10 new movies today in Canada and the United States. Figures are given in United States dollars (USD) and are shown based on total receipts or tickets sold. After the Wizard ranks #7!
The indie feature After The Wizard
opens August 10th at The Laemmle Town Center 5 in Encino, CA. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy. Click for dates and showtimes
Jordan performs sketch comedy and improv at The Second City in Hollywood with the comedy troupe Socially Inappropriate July 13th.
Check out this link to a recent interview with the lead cast of After the Wizard!
Jordan is very proud to be included in this list of St. Jude supporters
and is already working on her 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for the Memphis Ronald McDonald House for the kids being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
After the Wizard made its ways to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and is being promoted by Breaking Glass Pictures. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy in this indie feature written and directed by Hugh Gross.
Jordan will be presenting at the 33rd annual Young Artist Awards May 6th, held in Studio City, CA. Last year Jordan won the Young Artist Award for BEST ACTRESS in a VOICE OVER role for her performance as Ripley in the Warner Brothers/HD Films' animated series CHADAM.
Breaking Glass Pictures announced it has acquired North American home video and broadcast rights to the family feature "After the Wizard." The deal was struck between Ronna Wallace, CEO of Eastgate Pictures and Breaking Pictures CEO Rich Wolff. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy. View the Press Release
"Detention" will screen at Universal Studios in Hollywood April 20th. Jordan plays the lead character in this short film by Gian Marco Heilmann - a teen goth girl who saves the life of her teacher while in detention.
The film "Different Worlds" has been shortlisted to be screened at the National Centre for the Performing Arts on May 19th in Mumbai, India as part of the WorldKids International Film Festival. Jordan plays the lead role of Hannah in the short film directed by Hiro Hasegawa.
Jordan is scheduled to film a guest role on the web series "Up in Arms" April 22nd. She will be writing sketch comedy and performing improv for the episode that spoofs cooking shows and The Hunger Games film.
Jordan begins filming the web series "A Day in the Life" as series regular Kayla. The series opens as Kayla is being terrorized by known school bully Jake. "A Day in the Life" will deliver anti-bullying messages as the stories unfold.
Jordan books and films the lead role of Alexandra Callister in the short film written and directed by Gian Marco Heilmann. She'll play a goth teen who saves the life of her teacher while in detention.
"After the Wizard" is selected to screen at the 17th Annual International Family Film Festival at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood March 22nd. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy in this indie feature.
Jordan is in Memphis to join Clear Channel's Rock 103 for the 21st Annual Ronald McDonald House Radiothon. She is on air February 8th & 9th raising money for the kids being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital staying at the Memphis Ronald McDonald House. You can listen and watch live via stickam at: http://www.stickam.com/mcdonaldhouse
Jordan hosts her 2nd Annual a Bowl-A-Thon for Cancer Kids
fundraiser January 15th. She will announce her donation on air during the 21st Annual Ronald McDonald House Radiothon in Memphis February 8th & 9th. (link to press release)
Jordan books the role of Kayla - a series regular in the new web series A Day In The Life.
Filming begins next month!
Jordan is back in the booth -- completing voice over and ADR for the short film "Cyberbullied," directed by Doug Cembellin. The project will be submitted to film festivals in early 2012.
Jordan books and records voice over/ADR for a documentary film on the topic of cyber bullying. Film will be submitted to film festivals in early 2012!
Jordan books the voice over role of young Jenny Borman...the voice for the lead character in the indie feature DAYLIGHT, directed by David McCracken and produced by Josh Riedford.
Jordan books the lead in the short film, "Joan's Day Out," written and directed by Ellen Houlihan. The story is about a grandmother's "escape" from her nursing home to get her daughter and granddaughter's life back on track. Rehearsals and table read start soon!
The short film "Different Worlds," directed by Hiro Hasegawa, was accepted into the WorldKids International Film Festival in India -- an annual event with ongoing year round film festival screenings in schools. Jordan plays the lead role of Hannah in the film. As part of their endeavor to impart value based education through quality cinema, the WorldKids Foundation has held the traveling WorldKids International Film Festival in the cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Indore to receive an unprecedented response of over one hundred thousand children and young adults.
"After the Wizard" plays on multiple screens in Kansas; private screenings held in Los Angeles! Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy in the indie feature written and directed by Hugh Gross.
Jordan attends the Rolling Stones Teen Choice Awards After Party in Hollywood!
Watch for Jordan in the feature film, “Bad Teacher” premiering June 24th. She has a fun scene with Cameron Diaz as “Crying Girl!”
Jordan is working with Emmy Award winning sound mixer Steve Tibbo on post production ADR/voice over for "After the Wizard." The world premiere of the film will be held next month in Kansas, one of the several locations the project filmed.
May, 2011:World premiere
of the indie feature "After the Wizard" is scheduled for July 2nd - Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy.
Jordan is recognized April 30th at the 2011 CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Awards at The Globe Theatre, Universal Studios Hollywood. Award recipients were honored for their professional work, educational achievements and community service. Jordan also won a CARE Award in 2010 and 2009.
Jordan is recognized April 30th at the CARE (Child Actor Recogntion Event) Awards at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood! She is one of the child actors recognized for her professional acting, as well as her academics, training and community service. The City of Los Angeles declares April 30th Child Actor Appreciation Day!
Jordan reads the roles of Sacha and Lulu in a table read for "59 Rows of Teeth," a drama set in New Orleans written by W. Peter Iliff.
Jordan performs live comedy and improv at The Second City in Hollywood April 21st!
The short film "My Education" screens at "New Filmmakers of Los Angeles" at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood April 20th. Jordan provides ADR for the film directed by Iris Helfer.
Jordan's episode of Big Time Rush, "Big Time Girls Group" airs on Nickelodeon April 9th.
Jes Hudak's "Another Day" Music Video played at the Hollyshorts Monthly Film Festival Screening April 8th; Jordan plays the daughter of a homeless family man in the video.
Jordan wins the Young Artist Award for BEST ACTRESS in a VOICE OVER role for the character of Ripley in the Warner Brothers/HD Films' animated series CHADAM, also starring Katey Sagal. She dedicated her award to her mentor, Memphis legendary radio disc jockey John "Bad Dog" McCormack who passed away a few days earlier from a battle with leukemia. The 32nd Annual Young Artist Awards was held March 13th in Studio City, CA. Jordan was recognized last year for BEST PERFORMANCE for a GUEST STARRING ACTRESS in a television series for her performance in Criminal Minds. Check out the story on CNBC!
Jordan is nominated for a Young Artist Award for her performance as Ripley in the Warner Brothers/HD Films animated series "CHADAM." The 32nd annual awards ceremony
will be held next month in Studio City, CA. Jordan was recognized at last year's event for her performance in "Criminal Minds."
Jordan will be honored at the 2011 CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Awards. This event honors child actors not only for their professional work, but also for their training, education, community service and charitable activities. This year's event will be held at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Jordan is on the air in Memphis, TN for the 20th Annual ROCK 103 Ronald McDonald House Radiothon February 10th and 11th. The Memphis Ronald McDonald House provides a home for the young patients treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and their families.
Jordan hosts her Inaugural Bowl-A-Thon to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House in Memphis and the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A great event and a great cause!
Jordan participates in table read for "Days Full of Night" written by John B. Hill and David Cooley. She reads the role of Sara, the daughter of troubled Sean O'Brien, read by talented actor Brian Scannell (of "The Town" and "Gone Baby Gone").
Jordan returns to Kingman, KS to attend a screening of the indie feature "After the Wizard" and ride in the annual Christmas parade with the local children who played orphans in the film. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth in the film, directed by Hugh Gross.
Jordan books an episode of “Big Time Rush” on Nickelodeon! She had a great time filming at Paramount Studios.
Catch Jordan doing comedy with the Bangarang Sketch Comedy team.
The funny web series begins airing this month. Jordan filmed a series of sketches including “Birthday Wish” and “3-D TV.”
The short film “Wurm” premieres at the Ojai Film Festival; Jordan plays a supporting role.
Jordan books and films role in Columbia Pictures film “Bad Teacher” with Cameron Diaz.
The short film, "WURM," directed by Jack Major, screens at the Brooks Institute in Ventura, CA. Jordan plays the role of a mean, goth girl leading a group of punk boys.
Jordan films sketch comedy as Suzie with the Bangarang Comedy team. Web series begins next month!
Filming wraps for the indie feature “After the Wizard.” Director Hugh Gross commented, “It’s an absolute pleasure to work with Jordan. She is very talented, extremely intelligent and courageous. Given the time and resource limitations we were constantly battling, I can’t even imagine how things would have turned out if Jordan hadn’t done so much and done it so well to be prepared. Jordan is a fine young person and actress.”
More voice-over! Jordan completes ADR for the festival bound film “An Education.” She voices the role of Rachel (in addition to the role of Bella) for the series “Cyber Relationship.”
WE THE DIVIDED, the animated film directed by Ryan Chen, is part of the official selection for the 2010 Berkeley Film & Video Festival. The screening will be September 24, 25 & 26 at the Landmark Shattuck Cinemas Multiplex in Downtown Berkeley, CA. Jordan is the voice of Young Mia.
The animated short film "We the Divided" has been accepted into the 16th annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival
set to occur, Sept. 15-19, 2010. Jordan is the voice of young Mia.
Filming continues for the indie feature film, "After the Wizard" this month in Los Angeles. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth, an 11-year old Kansas orphan. The film is directed by Hugh Gross.
Jordan completes ADR for the short film, "Wurm" directed by Jack Major.
The Warner Brothers/HD Films' animated series "CHADAM" is now available on iTunes. Jordan provides the voice and motion of Ripley, Chadam's best friend.
Jordan books and records the voice of Bella for the web series "Cyber Relationship."
Jordan performs at The Second City in Hollywood....comedy, improv and musical theatre!
Warner Brothers and HD Films announced the premiere of the animated series CHADAM on The WB.com June 15th. Jordan voices the character of Ripley, Chadam's best friend. The series stars Katey Sagal, Wilmer Valderrama, Jeffrey Combs, Sig Haig, Carl Weathers....and more!
Animation and machinima fans will enjoy “Chadam,” an action-horror-adventure story from cutting-edge artist Alex Pardee and producer Jace Hall, created using the Unreal Engine 3, the gaming technology behind hit videogame titles “Gears of War” and “BioShock.” A resident of Cardboard City, Chadam must learn to use his hidden powers to free the city’s residents from the violent zombie-like pallid. Episodes 1–5 premiere Tuesday, June 15, with the remaining episodes 6–10 launching Tuesday, June 22.
Jordan records scratch tracks for animated feature "Losopolis"; she voices the lead character, Kyra, directed by Tom Walsh at EnterAktion Studios.
Jordan books a voice over commercial for Conn's! The spot is a Father's Day promotion and will run regionally in Conn store markets.
Jordan books a supporting role in the short film, Wurm! She's looking forward to playing the sole mean girl in a group of punk boys! Filming begins next month.
A screening of the animated film, "We the Divided" will be held May 6th at the Directors Guild of America. Jordan voices the character of young Mia. Check out the trailer under the "Voice Over Samples" tab.
Jordan begins filming in Los Angeles, Topeka and Kingman, Kansas for the independent feature film, After the Wizard. Jordan plays the lead role of Elizabeth Haskens. The film is written and directed by Hugh Gross.
Jordan books and films a supporting role in the film "TwiHarder," a spoof on the Twilight movie series. Giorgio Caridi directs.
Jordan is recognized at the 31st Annual Young Artist Awards April 11th for her performance in Criminal Minds. The red carpet event is held at the Beverly Garland in Studio City, CA.
Jordan is recognized at the 2010 CARE Awards held at the Globe Theatre inside Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Jordan books the lead in an independent feature film! Filming begins next month and will shoot on location in three cities.
Jordan has been nominated for a Young Artist Award for her performance in Criminal Minds. These awards recognize the performance of young artists under the age of 18 in television, motion pictures, theater and music. The 31st annual event will be held at the Beverly Garland in Studio City, CA April 11th.Here's the list of nominees!
You'll find Jordan's name under: BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SERIES; Guest Starring Young Actress
Jordan will be "on the air" in Memphis fundraising for the Ronald McDonald House that provides housing for the patients and families of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The annual 28-hour Rock 103/Ronald McDonald House Radiothon
will be broadcast live on the internet.
Jordan will be recognized at the 2010 CARE Awards.....a red carpet event held at the Globe Theatre inside Universal Studios, Hollywood. The CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Awards honor child actors for their positive contributions to the entertainment industry.
Reads role of Elizabeth Haskens at table read for "After the Wizard," by Hugh Gross.
Jordan is back "in the booth" this month doing ADR and additional voice work for CHADAM, Warner Brothers'/HD Films' animated series. Jordan voices the character of Ripley, Chadam's best friend.
Jordan's episode of Criminal Minds Dec 16th drew the show's largest audience since its season premiere in September, helping CBS win the overall ratings race for the night. According to Nielsen's estimates, it was the top-rated program of the evening, with 14.6 million viewers tuned in!
Watch Jordan on the December 16th episode of Criminal Minds on CBS. She plays Jenny Schrader, who is kidnapped by her ex-con father played by Lee Tergesen.
Catch Jordan on the December 10th episode of Moises Rules on Disney XD!
Festival bound short films, "Boysenberry Pie" and "Sugar" screen this month. Jordan plays the lead roles of Emily (Boysenberry Pie, directed by Miguel Gonzalez) and Lucy (Sugar, directed by Eric Martin).
"Another Day" by Jes Hudak wins Pop Single of the Year at the LA Music Awards. Jordan is in the music video, filmed earlier this year with Jes.
Jordan books the role of Jenny, who is kidnapped by her ex-con father in an episode of "Criminal Minds."
Jordan books a commercial for Cartoon Network's video game Fusion Fall; films later this month.
Films episode of "Men of a Certain Age," new Ray Romano series on TNT. Jordan plays the role of a 7th grade student.
Books role of a September 11 grounded passenger in the ensemble film "The Space Between" starring Academy Award nominee Melissa Leo, Brad William Henke and Anna Sophia Robb.
"We the Divided," an animated short film directed by Ryan Chen has been submitted to 8 major festivals. Jordan voices the character of young Mia.
Jordan books the role of Emily in the festival bound short film, Boysenberry Pie. Filming to begin later this month.
Jordan books and films Disney's "Moises Rules!" with Hannah Montana's Moises Arias.
Jordan books "Disposable Routines," a multimedia installation by documentary film makers Janine Stengel of Germany, and Beatriz Barragon Horn of Mexico. The presentation explores the consumption and disposable routines of contemporary society stressing the individual's importance to global efforts. "Disposable Routines" will exhibit at the Cella Gallery in North Hollywood. Jordan will participate in filming and presenting at the Opening Reception of the exhibit.
Directed by Oscar Curioso, filming for the television pilot "InCybers" begins this month. Jordan plays the role of series regular, Miss Bin.
Jordan attends The Second City bootcamp, hailed as the "Ivy League of Comedy," working on improvisation, sketch comedy and musical theatre.
A brand new trailer for CHADAM debuted at Comic Con 2009 in San Diego at the Warner Bros Booth! CHADAM is an upcoming animated series created by ALEX PARDEE, and staring Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator), Katey Sagal (Futurama), Carl Weathers (Predator), and Sid Haig (Devil's Rejects). Jordan voices the character of Ripley, Chadam's best friend.
Jordan books the role of Sasha for the project "Oregon Trails," a music video from the comedy team Picard Maneuver for their song "Oregon Trails" based on the popular 90's computer game. Filming begins next month.
Jordan books the role of Cynthia in the short film, "The Age of Innocence," a serious, festival bound short film about child suicide awareness. Filming begins in Glendale, CA this month.
Jordan films music video for the hit song “Another Day” by Jes Hudak, a Soulsticks Production directed by Edber Mamisao. The video is inspired by the film “Broken” based on a true story and is to be released worldwide this year on MTV, VH1 and other cable networks.
Jordan booked the role of Miss Bin for the television pilot of “InCybers,” a live action, groundbreaking TV series adapted from the original animation screenplay. “InCybers “is a high-tech adventure filled with fun and fantasy about the colonies of itsy bitsy electrons named “InCybers” that live inside computers, cell phones and other electrical devices; Miss Bin is a series regular. Filming begins next month.
Jordan completes ADR (automated/automatic dialogue replacement) for "Sugar" - a project Jordan filmed in March, directed by Eric Martin. She plays the lead role of "Lucy."
The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will air Dual Revelation on their stations world wide. An agreement with TBN to give them non-exclusive broadcast rights to air Dual Revelation has been signed – not just for one airing, but for as many times as the network wishes. The world television broadcast premiere for Dual Revelation is set for Thursday May 21st at 11pm (pacific time). Jordan plays the lead role of Megan. Check out the official listing.
"Chadam" behind-the-scenes video
released announcing secret names behind the voices of this new animated series including Katey Sagal, Carl Weathers, Sid Haig, and others. Jordan voices the character of Ripley.
Jordan books the lead role of Miriam in feature film, "Gospel Adventures," directed by Kacee DeMasi and award winning producer Gilda Davies. Film will air on cable and be released on DVD.
Jordan films festival bound SAG comedy short, "Spring Sing," directed by Greg Auerbach. Film was shot in 4K-HD on the RED Camera.
Books and films commercial for Breakdown Services to air on VCN (Virtual Channel Network).
Jordan will be "on air" in Memphis, participating in the Rock 103/Ronald McDonald House Radiothon to raise awareness and funds for the house that provides a home for the patients being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and their families. The 28-hour event will be broadcast March 12th and 13th.
Jordan will be recognized at the 2009 CARE Awards! The CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Awards honor child actors for their positive contributions to the entertainment industry. It's a red carpet event held at the Globe Theatre inside Universal Studios, Hollywood. Honorees are selected using a point system based on professional acting work, academics, union membership, training, a written essay, and community service.
Director Eric Martin casts Jordan to play the lead role of Lucy in his short film, "Sugar." Filming will begin next month.
Directed by James Whitmore Jr., Jordan films the role of a soccer player, a victim of a terrorist attack in Los Angeles, on the 20th Century Fox tv series, "The Unit."
Wraps granddaughter role in Alright Entertainment's television episodic, "Calling All Angels," shot on the same set as Tim Allen's "Christmas with the Kranks." Hope to see this air on the TLC Network in 2009.
Books and films role of kid captured by villains in Peter Kazanjian's short, "Wild West."
Filmed the role of Lucy in the short film "Ghosts" by European Director Susana Casares for film festival submission.
The docudrama "Dual Revelations" is released and available for purchase. Jordan plays the lead role of Megan.
"Different Worlds" premieres on the Warner Brothers lot. Jordan plays the lead role of Hannah in this short film by Hiro Hasegawa.
"Chadam" premieres at Comic-Con in San Diego. Jordan voices the role of Ripley and does the motion capture for the character in this original animated series by Warner Brothers and HD Films.