Jess Cahill




  • Film
  • TV
  • Data Entry
  • Short Film
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Microsoft Excel Word Publisher Powerpoint
  • Writing Communication
  • Organisation Skills
  • Telephone and Emails Communications
  • Premiere
  • Producer Short Film

Work history


Director’s Assistant

CBI Workshops

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014
  • In May 2014 I assisted director Robert Marchand throughout his Mike Leigh character based improvisation workshop at the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC). Duties I was tasked with included assisting in the co-ordination of workshop activities, serving as a driver for interstate participants and liaising with SAFC facilities and reception to provide catering and hospitality to Rob Marchand and workshop participants. In this role I was required to anticipate the needs of the director and to understand the client hospitality requirements of the facility.


Casting Assistant

Angela Heesom Casting

Mar 2013 - May 2015
  • From 2013 to 2015 I supported a busy team at Angela Heesom Casting as a casting assistant. Heesom Casting is South Australia’s leading talent casting agency, servicing local and international film, television and advertising industries. My tasks included detailed data basing, taking phone calls, ad hoc administration and hospitality tasks as well as assisting with street casting, open castings and auditions. At Heesom Casting I had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders of all levels forming professional relationships with clients, actors and directors.



Certificate IV In Business Administration

Technical and Further Education South Australia

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Business Administration


Bachelor of Media Arts

University of South Australia

Mar 2011 - Nov 2013
  • Film and Television



Overall Winner NASA Humans in Space Art Video Challenge

  • In 2015 my short film Ella, which I wrote, directed and produced was announced as the winner of the NASA Humans in Space Art Video Challenge.