Jessica Jennings

Jessica Jennings is a two-time Emmy Award winning producer, director, cinematographer and editor based in Rhode Island. Jennings' work in documentary, commercial and feature films has been broadcast and shown at film festivals around the country and internationally. Among the films produced by her production company VisionWink Productions are Home Across Lands, an exploration of how a small group of newly resettled Kunaman refugees find support and reestablish community in a small New England state, and Boy in the World, a documentary about the inclusion of a boy with developmental disabilities in a regular education classroom and in his community.

Jennings received a BFA from RISD and a BA from the University of Chicago. Recent work includes directing and producing a film examining efforts to improve public education in Rhode Island from the perspectives of its myriad stakeholders: students, teachers, parents, community groups, educational and political leaders and reformers.

Academic research/areas of interest


  • Civic discourse and dialogue
  • BA, University of Chicago
  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles