Jessica Anne Bardsley (United States)

Jessica Bardsley is a film artist and critical writer exploring experimental non-fiction forms. Her work has screened across the U.S. and internationally at esteemed venues such as RIDM, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Antimatter Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Kasseler Dokfest, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Images Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films and more. She is the recipient of a Princess Grace Award in Film, a Flaherty Fellowship, Director's Choice at the Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Grand Prix at 25FPS, and the Eileen Maitland Award at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Jessica received an MFA in Film, Video, New Media and Animation as well as an MA in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is now a PhD student in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University.

Filmography

  • Oceanography
    2008
  • The Commoners
    2009
  • Land of Mourning Calm
    2010
  • The Art of Catching
    2011
  • Lie Back and Enjoy It: A Film About JoAnn Elam
    2013
  • The Blazing World
    2013
  • A Past of Plank and Nail
    2013
  • Yonder
    2014

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