Film Fatales
Jill D'Agnenica
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A native of Southern California, Jill D’Agnenica grew up devouring stories in books and on television in the kitchens of her family’s restaurants. She holds a BA in history from UCLA and an MFA in Visual Art from Claremont Graduate University. A friendship with a fellow artist/filmmaker led Jill to her career in editorial, starting in ultra-low budget films, before transitioning to steady work in television. She’s had the pleasure of working with and learning from numerous directors and producers while editing drama series including Lucifer (Fox), Pretty Little Liars (Freeform), Switched at Birth (Freeform), Hollywood Heights (Nickelodeon), Undercovers (NBC), and The Division (Lifetime.) Her directorial debut, the feature film Life Inside Out, won Best Premiere at the Heartland Film Festival in 2013 and went on to be screened at 21 festivals, receiving 16 awards, including 5 Best Feature and 4 Audience Awards. After a limited theatrical run, Life Inside Out was released on DVD and VOD in 2015. Jill recently directed her first episode of television on Freeform’s Switched at Birth. Jill has worn the hats of director, editor and producer on music videos, PSAs, indie shorts and features and enjoys opportunities to contribute as a guest lecturer, panelist, and mentor to fellow filmmakers and artists. She is a member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild and the Directors Guild of America and currently a Director in the Disney | ABC Directing Program.

Selected Works

  • Life Inside Out (Trailer)