Lecturer in Communications
Jill began her career running lines with Morgan Freeman at the Public Theatre. She produced and wrote for the theater before transitioning to film. “Once you produce a black box theater, you can produce anything!” She’s produced, directed, edited and written numerous documentaries that have been broadcast on TV and cable and appeared in festivals worldwide including Atlanta, American Black, Lincoln Center, Martha’s Vineyard, Miami, Montclair, Sarasota, Seattle, Tribeca, and Warsaw.
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She received a scholarship to Killer Films’ 20/20/20 program where she directed the short film AFTER TOMORROW mentored by producer Christine Vachon. Jill’s a produced playwright with work appearing around the world including La MaMa, Dublin Fringe and the Actors Studio. She’s been a resident of Mabou Mines and an invited participant in CBS Writers’ Daytime Development Program.
Jill directed, produced and wrote MR. CHIBBS (Village Voice Critics Pick) about NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson currently on Amazon, Kanopy & Urban Movie Channel. It premiered at DOC NYC, was acquired by Abramorama and screened theatrically at IFC Center and Alamo Draft House. Jill works as a freelance director, producer, field producer and editor. Jill is the Chair of the Producers Guild Doc Salon Series.