Throughout her career, Jessica has made stories come to life. She’s worked in film production for over 20 years as a local in NY, Detroit, Los Angeles, and D.C., and on location throughout North America. Jessica has worked as a line producer, post producer, visual effects producer, ad agency producer, and production manager on national commercial and music video projects, as well as producing an independent feature. From mountain tops to jazz clubs, Hollywood back lots to the Brooklyn Bridge, skating rinks to the Valley of Fire, Jessica has worked with well-known directors, actors, musicians, and athletes, to produce memorable projects with effective messages. She’s managed projects with budgets in the millions, and others made for next to nothing. Commercial credits include Nike, Gatorade, BMW, Ford, McDonald’s, Dodge, Nissan, Chrysler, Xerox, and countless other recognizable brands.
In addition to her film work, Jessica is an award-winning writer whose passion is telling the stories of real people. Her work has been published in O, The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, Washington Parent, and L.A. Parent. Among others profiles, she’s written about a human rights activist who advocates for vulnerable women and girls, a mother struggling to balance breastfeeding with her National Guard service, a fundraiser turned Paris-trained chocolatier, and a woman who scales towering redwoods to collect samples for cloning.
Through DC-based Truth in Motion Films, Jessica combines years of experience on sets and in edit suites, with her expert interviewing and storytelling skills, to create films with a tangible impact for nonprofits, academic institutions, foundations, fundraisers, and private clients. Recent fundraising projects have been instrumental in helping raise millions of dollars, and her films have elicited overwhelmingly positive responses from her clients and their audiences.