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Jessica Sherif is an Algerian, Spanish and French-Canadian producer, director and writer based in NYC. She channels her diverse background to tell engaging and impactful character-based stories that resonate across different perspectives and cultures. ​


On the documentary side, her recent work includes an upcoming NETFLIX documentary series about the Women's World Cup, which she co-created and executive produces alongside TIME Studios and Words + Pictures. She also co-created, directed and executive produced the two-part documentary series Right To Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution, along with TIME Studios and Kevin Hart's Hartbeat Productions. It premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival and is currently airing on STARZ and on A&E in the US, and on CBC Gem in Canada. She has also directed and produced a documentary short film commissioned by the Trudeau Foundation.

On the narrative side, her first feature is currently in development after being selected as part of the 2022 Tribeca Creators Market. Jessica has also directed several short films that have screened at more than 30 festivals, and won prizes at Hollyshorts, Tallgrass, and more. 

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