Jessica Barr is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker from Portland, Oregon. Sophie Jones, a feature film she wrote, produced and starred in premiered at the 2020 Deauville Film Festival. The film was inspired by her high school experience and is executive produced by Nicole Holofcener. After playing at numerous festivals across the globe it was acquired by Oscilloscope Laboratories and was released in March of 2021. Sophie Jones holds a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It is now streaming on Showtime.
Barr is the producer of the short Julia, which was the recipient of the 2020 Oregon Made "Tell Your Story” grant and the Bend Film Festival's 2021 BIPOC Women's Film Production Grant. She just wrapped acting in the Portland independent feature film Can't Seem To Make You Mine, starring Lindsay Burdge - which she also produced. She is the recipient of the 2021 Future Of Film Is Female Grant and her short September was awarded the critic's choice award at the 2022 Cinema Femme Film Festival. She is currently a Mentor at Women's Wednesday and a director's assistant on the Amazon hit series The Summer I Turned Pretty.
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