Jessica Hutchinson is a performer, writer and producer, who brings creative teams together to tell meaningful stories that empower audiences and move people.
After working over a decade as an actor across theatre, film and television, including shows Fergus in Hell and El Poder del Ninja Panda, Jess’ skills diversified into digital marketing, writing and producing content. She is currently writing a feature film under acclaimed comedian and writer Tim Ferguson, and recently wrapped post-production on the short film The Séance. An avid gamer since her youth, Jess has worked in motion capture performance, voiceover, and is currently exploring video game narrative.
In 2018 Jess founded Pitchers – a group, created to nurture the talent of emerging creatives who pitched their concepts at the Melbourne Web Fest. In 2019 Jess was the co-recipient of the WIFT Victoria scholarship to the Compton School Creative Leadership course, training under acclaimed producers and filmmakers Andrea Buck and Sue Maslin AO.
Jess is passionate about improving screen diversity and raising the voices and talents of underrepresented communities. She is an active member of Women in Film and Television (Victoria and Australia) and the Screen Vixens Victorian chapter.