Film Fatales
Jill Campbell

Jill began her career running lines with Morgan Freeman at the Public Theatre. She’s worked as a producer, director, and writer on documentaries that have appeared in over 30 festivals including Atlanta, American Black FF, Martha's Vineyard, Miami, Montclair, Sarasota, Seattle, Tribeca, and Warsaw. Jill directed the documentary THE HAMLET OF CANFIELD GARDENS about her mentor, British writer Bernard Kops. It premiered at the Jewish Museum in London. She’s been a recipient of a scholarship to Killer Films/Stony Brook Southampton's 20/20/20 film program where she directed and wrote the narrative short AFTER TOMORROW under the helm of legendary producer Christine Vachon. Jill’s also a playwright with work produced at many stages around the world including La MaMa. She's been awarded a Residency at Mabou Mines Theatre Co. where her play THE LOST BOX OF UTOPIA was developed. She’s been 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. The film premiered at DOCNYC, was acquired by Abramorama and screened at festivals and theatrically at IFC Center and Alamo Draft House. Jill’s a candidate for her MFA at Hunter College. She works as a freelance director, producer, and writer. She has many projects in development including AFTER TOMORROW, a coming of age story about a millennial who quits life and retires to Boca Raton, Florida. (PGA).

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