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Jessica Burstein

Jessica Burstein is an award-winning independent film and commercial Writer/Director. Her commercial credits include MTV, Maybelline NY, T-mobile, Sunkist, Time Warner Cable and Energizer. She wrote, directed, produced and starred in the award winning MFA thesis film Veronika’s Birthday which played in numerous festivals worldwide receiving audience and critical praise including Best Direction and Performance at the Arizona International Film Festival and Best Student Film at the New Jersey International Film Festival. Jessica has worked as a Writer/Director at MTV On Air Promos for four years, winning Best of Cable Promax awards and special recognition in Digital Arts Magazine for her work writing and directing spots for MTV, CW and Sprint. Credits include launch promos for The Hills, TRL, My Super Sweet Sixteen, MTV VMAs and Movie Awards. Jessica was an Associate Producer for Off Ramp Films, producing docs for UNICEF and the ACLU. She is a former Co President of CineWomen NY and has her MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts.

Short film credits



Puerto Rico | Apr 2012 | 26:10
Two lonesome tourists venture off the beaten path and connect for one memorable night.
Director, Screenwriter
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Abbie Cancelled

United States | Jan 2009 | 15:30
After their mutual friends cancel at the last second, two couples that have never met survive an unforgettable evening of embarrassing moments, strang
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 29 Oct 2010