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Jessica Sanders is an Oscar-nominated and Sundance winning director of both documentary features and commercials. Her short film for Sony titled "Make Believe" was honored at the prestigious Shots Young Director Awards in Cannes, and garnered her an AICP award as well. . Steve Jobs hand-picked Jessica to direct Apple's national iPad launch spot. She has directed spots for Toyota, Samsung, Procter & Gamble and the American Express Plum Card, which aired during the Super Bowl.

Jessica's 2005 feature documentary "After Innocence" tells the stories of wrongfully accused men who were released from prison decades later after being exonerated by DNA testing. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize, and was shortlisted for the 78th Academy Awards. Her latest documentary film "March of the Living" follows the last generation of Holocaust survivors as they return to the sites of war in Poland, accompanied by teenagers from all around the world.

Earlier this year, she wrapped "Bunion," a short film written by and starring Avi Rothman.

Jessica graduated from Wesleyan University with honors in Film Studies and English. She currently lives in Los Angeles. Visit Jessica's website:

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