Jessica Bishopp

Filmmaker, Director

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Jessica is an award winning filmmaker director fascinated by subcultures and myth, as well as exploring universal themes embedded in our daily lives and thoughts; exposing the magic in the mundane. Her work has been screened internationally at festivals such as Sheffield Doc/Fest, Aspen Shortsfest, AFI DOCS and London Short Film Festival. She has been awarded funding by Film London, Channel4, Barbican and Arts Council. Her short documentary films have been nominated twice for the Best Director Award at Underwire Film Festival and her 3-minute short film Lifespan was broadcast on Channel4 Random Acts. Her films have featured on The Atlantic, WeTransfer, NOWNESS and Aeon; receiving several Vimeo Staff Pick awards. Currently she is in production with a short documentary funded by Doc Society and BFI, which was selected for the Short Form Station development lab at Berlinale 2020. She was also selected from over 3,000 applications to represent the UK as a director at Berlinale Talents 2020.

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  • Film
  • Writing
  • Art Direction
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro
  • Community Engagement
  • Creative Producer
  • Filmmaking
  • Photograghy
  • Documentary Films
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Documentary Production



MA Social and Visual Anthropology

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2017 - Dec 2018
  • London, United Kingdom


BA(Hons) Diploma in Professional Studies, Graphic and Media Design

London College of Communication, UAL

Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
  • London, United Kingdom


BA(Hons) Design for Interaction and Moving Image

London College of Communication, UAL

Aug 2010 - May 2014
  • London, United Kingdom