Jessica JM Wu is a director and producer based in Toronto.
Jessica wrote, directed, and produced her first short film WHITE DRAGON in 2019. Her sophomore short film, SWEET MEMORIES (2021) was featured on Nowness and Nowness Asia. The film made its festival debut at the 25th Annual Reel Asian International Film Festival and was featured on BooooooomTV and Beyond the Short. Her first branded content piece, an artist profile for GUCCI Beauty shot on 16mm film, launched in 2022.
Storytelling and world building are the guiding forces of Jessica’s work. Aesthetic and visual choices are always informed by story and character in order to create rich and immersive environments that are undeniably hers. Her work often draws from personal experience and family history.
One of Jessica’s personal mandates holds that hiring behind the camera must reflect the stories being told on camera. She holds her work to the highest standards with a commitment to diverse and inclusive storytelling and hiring practices.
Formerly, she worked as a commercial producer at VICE and production manager at Kid. Studio.