Jessica Liu is a writer and director from the Bay Area, based in Los Angeles. She is currently creating an anthology feature with 6 female directors and developing her fully-funded debut feature film, scheduled for production in 2021.
With a background in Film & Digital Media and Feminist Studies - Culture, Power, Representation, from UCSC, She creates genre-blending, character-driven films with fresh perspectives. She has served as one of ten delegates chosen nationally, at CAAM, worked as a producer for the award-winning documentary “Dharavi Diary” (Raindance, Cinequest, National Geographic All Roads, Epidemic Film Fest, etc), and was featured ABC Channel 7′s “Beyond the Headlines”.
Her debut short film, "Memory Blocks", she directed and wrote while studying abroad in Singapore, premiered at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Next, she wrote and directed "oRaNgEdReAmS", a coming of age story set in the early 2000s (Dances with Films, Los Angeles Parks and Recreation’s initiative, Girls Play LA to benefit underserved girls, at the Silver Lake Picture Show). Her latest project “Prom Time!”, streaming on Amazon Prime as a part of the Discover Indie Film series & SamsungTV explores hereditary female desire. (San Francisco Independent Film Festival, Newfilmmakers LA, winner of “Best Women’s Empowerment” award at the Anaheim Film Fest).