Jessica Kingdon

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Jessica Kingdon
Workshop Instructor

Jessica Kingdon is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. She received her BA in Film Studies from Columbia University and her MA in Media Studies from The New School. Her short documentary Commodity City, shot in Yiwu, China, won “Most Promising Director” at the Ann Arbor Film Festival 2017 and has played at True/False, IFF Rotterdam, and others. She is working on a counterpart documentary about the effects of Chinese tourists vacationing on an island in Micronesia. She also works as an independent producer, most recently co-producing the feature film Old Stone which premiered at the Berlinale 2016 and won the Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF 2016. She is a member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective.