Jessica Kingdon is a Chinese-American director/producer named one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2017. Her award-winning Vimeo Staff Pick short "Commodity City" shot in Yiwu, China is an observational documentary about the world’s largest wholesale mall. It was shortlisted for a Cinema Eye Honor and has played at over 50 film festivals including Rotterdam, True/False and Sheffield. Her upcoming feature documentary “Untitled PRC Project” is a SFFilm Doc Fund recipient and participated in the 2017 Spotlight on Documentary IFP Film Week. Residencies include the Points North Institute Shortform Editing Residency, the Artist Academy at the New York Film Festival, the UnionDocs Editing Residency, and the UnionDocs Lab. Her producer credits include “The Waterslide” which premiered at True/False in 2018, “Old Stone” which premiered at the Berlinale 2016, and the upcoming “For Entertainment Purposes Only.” She is a member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective.


25 New Faces of Independent Film
Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective 

Contact: jessica.kingdon@gmail.com