Jessica Kaye

| February 8, 2016

Jessica Kaye

Jessica Kaye was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended Harvard University. After college, Jessica worked in New York as an actress in film, theater, and television.

In 2008, she produced and starred in the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) nominated short film Gargoyle, filmed on location in Johannesburg. A recipient of the Samuel and Lorenza Gary Memorial Award and the Harold C. Lloyd Foundation Scholarship, Jessica graduated with an MFA in film production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Jessica has directed several short films including Shortage, executive produced by James Franco; the award winning documentary, Fabian Debora, A Life for Art; Angel; and ‘Til Death, a short film for Google Glass.

Jessica began her career in feature films in 2016 with The Inheritance, starring Mark Webber, set to be shot in Belize.


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A ouija game goes awry for three teenage girls mourning the loss of a close friend. A short film by Jessica Kaye.

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