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Jerri Sher

Empire Picture Corporation
Jerri Sher
(323) 380-7766 phone
6250 Hollywood Blvd Ste. 8L
Los Angeles, CA 90028

JERRI SHER is an EMMY Award-winning filmmaker. A member of the Director's Guild since 1998, she has completed 22 film and television projects. She wrote, directed and produced QUIET EXPLOSIONS, a feature about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) in veterans, athletes and civilians. The film just won the highest Award at the SpIFF Spokane Int. Film Festival. LIVE LIFE (healing through alternative medicine) her 12-part docu-drama television series was co-produced by Discovery Communications. Her short film STEP UP is part of a presentation SANTA MONICA CARES which she created for City/TV Santa Monica, and garnered her 2 EMMYS. It was Ms. Sher's true honor to be selected to create and produce the Retrospective Tribute Film honoring Kathryn Bigelow for the DGA’s 75th Anniversary Gala. She also wrote and produced a film honoring Betty Thomas, Mimi Leder and Patty Jenkins for the Women’s Steering Committee of the DGA. Her short film LIVE LIFE A-Z won the George Lucas Global Education Award at the My Hero International Film Festival. Her documentary SOUL OF AN EMPIRE, about the rebirth of 42nd St. NYC, won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the Big Bear Lake International Film Festival, and the Special Jury Award at The Savannah Film & Video Festival.

Jerri earned her BFA from the University of MA and an MEd from Springfield College. She lives in LA.