Jessica Jones is an Emmy® nominated Oakland-based filmmaker with a passion for creating powerful and engaging visual content. With roots established in documentary filmmaking, but branches that extend to corporate content, video installations, and the technology sector, she enjoys applying her creative toolkit to educate with storytelling. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, and George Washington University’s Institute for Documentary Filmmaking. She was the 2011 George Stoney Fellow at Working Films, and a 2013 BAVC Mediamaker Fellow. She has guest lectured on the documentary process at San Francisco State, Laney College, and San Francisco City College. In 2016, she received an Emmy® nomination for “Women Dancers Redefine Oakland’s Street Dancing Scene”, published on KQED Arts.

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Jessica is currently:

  • producing and editor video content for Virta Health, an online specialty medical clinic that reverses type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery

  • producing and editing short video content as a Digital On-Call Producer for KQED Arts

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Stemming from a background in psychology and the non-profit sector, her focus is on mission driven content. In the past Jessica has worked on feature documentaries, online courses, short documentary & video journalism, and short marketing content for non-profit organizations. She believes in the power of media to expose stories and truth, spark conversations, and break down barriers. Though a Texas native, she is proud to call Oakland home. When she isn’t working she is reading a biography, cooking a new recipe, running, or dreaming of a new country to visit.




Oakland, CA







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