A filmmaker born and raised in Portland, Oregon; Jessica Barr wrote and starred in Sophie Jones, a feature that premiered at the 2020 Deauville Film Festival. Sophie Jones screened at numerous other festivals before being acquired by Oscilloscope Laboratories and is now streaming on Showtime with an 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Barr is the recipient of the Future of Film is Female Grant for her script Mitzvah. Over the past year, she has produced four shorts and a feature which she starred in alongside Lindsay Burdge. Barr is currently a mentor at Women’s Wednesday and a director’s assistant on the Amazon hit series The Summer I Turned Pretty.
Official Selection
That Piece of You
Tag Queer Shorts Festival
Portland, OR
2022
Official Selection
That Piece of You
NFFTY Festival
Seattle, WA
2022
Official Selection
That Piece of You
Tacoma Film Festival
Tacoma, WA
2021
Pre-Production Grant
That Piece Of You
The Future Of Film Is Female
Critic's Choice Award
September
Cinema Femme Film Festival
Chicago
Official Selection
That Piece of You
Seattle Queer Film Festival
Seattle, Washington
College
Portland State University
History
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