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Hey, I'm Jessica!

Los Angeles, California

A graduate of UCLA and AFI with degrees in playwriting and screenwriting. Past accolades include the Alfred P Sloan Science in Film grant and the Women in Film grant. Her scripts have won at the California Film awards and the Creative World Awards. She was a 2016 semi-finalist for the Nickelodeon TV writing program, along with her writing partner, Nick Sinnott, and has developed pilots with Lawrence Mark Productions and Robert Cort Productions. She is a story editor on the forthcoming digital series, Local Air. A Sonoma County native, Jessica's career-long dream has been to make movies in her home region.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Cranes, Mafiosos and a Polaroid Camera

Kearney Short
Drama, Experimental

A paranoid late night phone call becomes a reflection on nature and death, in the calm expanse of a crane sanctuary.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

What Lies West

Santa Rosa Feature
Adventure, Drama

Two girls desperate to create their own adventure set out into the wilderness of California on a daring hike to the coast.

142%

This project got the green light!

"SURE-FIRE" - Development Funding Phase II

New York Feature
Comedy, Crime

SURE-FIRE is a comedy about a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters.

152%

This project got the green light!

Xerxes

Jersey City Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes spirals down the rabbit hole and may never climb out.

80%

This project got the green light!

Stronger Than Pretty

New York Feature
Drama, Romance

A young mother's "American Dream" turns into a living nightmare, until she listens to a voice she hadn't heard before; her own!

88%

This project got the green light!

Paper Birds, Film Production Fund

Oakland Short
Action, Drama

A desperate TV starlet with a rocky career makes an attempt at getting back in the spotlight by joining the circus

135%

This project got the green light!

What Lies West

Santa Rosa Feature
Drama, Teen

Just out of college, Nicolette takes a job babysitting an anti-social teen with a desperate desire for adventure.

92%

This project got the green light!

Heed the Call

Los Angeles Short
Drama, History

In 1942, Marguerite must decide if she is willing to defy social expectations, her family, and her fiancé in order to join the war effort.

81%

This project got the green light!

Welcome Home

Albany Series
Comedy

When life handed them lemons, they moved back home with their parents.

80%

This project got the green light!

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