Film Fatales
Jill Campbell
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Jill began her career running lines with Morgan Freeman at the Public Theatre. She produced and wrote for the theater before transitioning to film. "Once you produce black box theater, you can produce anything!" She’s produced, directed, edited and written numerous documentaries that have been broadcast and appeared in festivals worldwide including Atlanta, American Black, Lincoln Center, Martha's Vineyard, Miami, Montclair, Sarasota, Seattle, Tribeca, and Warsaw. She received a scholarship to Killer Films' 20/20/20 program where she directed the short film AFTER TOMORROW mentored by legendary producer Christine Vachon. Jill’s a produced playwright with work appearing around the world including La MaMa, Dublin Fringe and Actors Studio. She's been a resident of Mabou Mines and an invited participant in CBS Writers’ Daytime Development Program. Jill directed, produced and wrote MR. CHIBBS (Village Voice Critics Pick) about NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson currently on Amazon, Kanopy & Urban Movie Network. It premiered at DOC NYC, was acquired by Abramorama and screened theatrically at IFC Center and Alamo Draft House. Jill’s a candidate for her MFA at Hunter College. Projects in development include AFTER TOMORROW (screenplay,) AMERICAN BALLERS (docu-series about high school ballers,) DARK ELEGY( about an artist whose son was killed by a terrorist) FLIPPING THE HOUSE (about NJ women running for office in 2018.) Jill works as a freelance director, producer, editor and writer.

Selected Works

  • "Mr. Chibbs" trailer - A Village Voice Critics Pick

    Ten years after retirement from a career as a professional athlete, Kenny Anderson finds that basketball is easy, it’s life that’s hard. Still reeling from his mother’s death, the former New York City high-school prodigy and NBA All-Star loses a cherished coaching position, sending him into a midlife crisis. Facing his personal demons head-on, the charismatic Anderson must come to terms with his past in order to find a way forward. Official Site:
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    Director/Producer/Writer: Jill Campbell
    Cinematographer: Nelson Walker, Gregory Gerhard, Oren Paley
    Music: Jeff Parker
    Abramorama/Cargo Films Releasing