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Photo by Damon Pablo.

Photo by Damon Pablo.

Jessica Sue Burstein is an award-winning writer director actor producer working in film and TV for the past 10 years. She co-wrote/directed the award-winning short film, ABBIE CANCELLED (Official selection of Sundance FF and Best Short Film, Big Apple FF) and co-wrote the feature version based on the short which is currently in development. She wrote one of the story lines for the upcoming ensemble feature film MUTUAL FRIENDS starring Michael Stahl-David and Caitlin Fitzgerald (Official Selection Seattle International Film Festival). Jessica wrote, directed, produced and starred in her award-winning MFA thesis film, VERONIKA‚ÄôS BIRTHDAY (Best Direction/Performance Arizona Int. Film Festival and Best Student Film New Jersey Int. Film Festival).   She is a former Co-President of CineWomen NY and has her MFA from the School of Visual Arts. While at MTV On-Air Promos, Jessica won Promax awards and special recognition in Digital Arts Magazine. After MTV, Jessica worked as a Sr. Writer/Producer/Director at Blue Room, a creative services agency in New York City. She is currently a Sr. Writer/Director for Syfy at NBC Universal and is writing her third feature film based on her new short CHICKEN (Distribution by Shorts HD, Best Short Film Cape Fear Independent Film Festival, Award of Merit Women's Independent Film Festival, Finalist Hollyshorts Film Festival).  When she's not making media she enjoys yoga, dancing, painting, writing poetry and swimming in the ocean. She lives in Brooklyn with her green eyed kitty Lilly Anne.

CHICKEN is available VIDEO ON DEMAND distributed by SHORTS HD
DIRECTV (Channel 568) , AT&T U-Verse (Channel 1789)