Jessica King

Instructor // Screenwriting, Cinema Production
School of Cinematic Arts
Jessica King

Bio and Research Information

Jessica King is an award-winning interdisciplinary filmmaker who’s written, directed, and produced two feature films, numerous shorts, and over a dozen web series. Her most recent work includes F*ck Yes, a modern sex ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults (distributed by Seed&Spark and OTV) and the queer dance series Full Out, which can be found on OTV, a Chicago-based platform for art and television by queer, trans and cis-women and people of color. She speaks around the country on topics related to filmmaking, social media, and crowd-funding. Her book Social Media Charm School is used to teach the art of audience engagement at film festivals and universities around the world.

Research Area

Screenwriting, Cinema Production

Specific Research Area

Queer, feminist, anti-racist screenwriting & film-making.

Schedule for Fall 2019-2020

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