Jessica Sanders

Jessica Sanders is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and award-winning commercial director. Steve Jobs hand picked Jessica to direct Apple's iPad launch spot. Her Sony “Make Believe” film won the prestigious Young Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Jessica’s latest narrative feature film “Picking Cotton” won the prestigious Sloan Foundation Award at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Jessica directed, produced and wrote AFTER INNOCENCE, a feature documentary film about innocent men wrongfully convicted of crimes, cleared by DNA evidence and their struggle to reenter society after spending decades in prison. The film premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize. Jessica recently directed the award-winning BUNION, a short romantic comedy with Alia Shawkat, Michaela Watkins and Avi Rothman. Jessica’s latest feature documentary MARCH OF THE LIVING, is a about the last generation of Holocaust survivors returning to the sites of the Holocaust in Poland with teenagers from around the world.