JESSICA CHERMAYEFF

Jessica Chermayeff produced the award winning, Emmy nominated and oscar shortlisted documentary Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace. She has also produced nonfiction television for CNN, LMN and PBS covering topics as varied as The Mongols Motorcycle Club in Los Angeles, the sex trafficking of children in Cambodia, and a corrupt reform school in Florida. She was the field producer for the PBS mini series Half the Sky:Turning Opportunity into Oppression for Women Worldwide, following the work of New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as they reported around the globe and the line producer for a series of short documentary films for the Emmy award winning “Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce”, Sesame Street’s first content addressing divorce. Jessica lives in New York and is a board member of the New York Studio School. Currently she is tackling another documentary film and a short scripted narrative - both revolving around themes of migration, the crisis of our age.