ABOUT JESSICA SHERIF
Director and Executive Producer Jessica Sherif is a Third Culture Kid - Algerian and French-Canadian, born in Spain and raised between the Mediterranean and Canada. She loves character based stories that cut across perspectives and cultures.
Jessica is currently working on a feature documentary film about the life and career of Dan Rather and the evolution of American journalism, currently in production with Wavelength, Original Productions and Kennedy/Marshall. She also has a four-part documentary series in pre-production with TIME Studios and A&E.
On the scripted side, Jessica has directed many award winning shorts, branded videos for companies like Soul Pancake and ApparentlyJack, and recently shadowed directors on the shows How To Get Away With Murder, Fear The Walking Dead, and American Housewife.
Jessica holds two law degrees from McGill University, a master in broadcast journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, and is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She speaks fluent French and Spanish.