Jessica Kantor is an LA based director, producer and interactive storyteller.
In the last two years, Jessica has been sought out for her work in 360 Video and Virtual Reality. Jessica’s credits include a short VR film called THE ARCHER which was programmed in the Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival and the Liege Webfest. ASHES which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and went on to play at Arles VR Festival and Edinburgh Digital Festival. Jessica has created 360 videos for Miller Lite/ Pride.com, RallyBound, and Wiser Distillery.
Most recently Jessica directed ‘Be a T-Rex in Virtual Reality’ which is being featured on Youtube’s Best of 360 List, a 360 music video for Warner Music Artist Hunter Hayes (premiering January 2017), and an interactive comedy of manners called DINNER PARTY (2017).
Jessica has spoken about her work in Virtual Reality on panels and in the class room including the North Carolina School of the Arts, Cucalorus Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, International Center of Photography and will be on an official panel at 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Lastly, Jessica is a mentor for both of Oculus’ VR for Good initiatives: advising high schools on 360 video, and working with a filmmaker and non-profit.
In addition to the 360 video and Virtual Reality work, Jessica has directed 100’s of branded video while working for Livestream, and Sundance Institute. Most recently Jessica directed a social campaign for Yoga Girl garnering 100’s of millions of views.
Contact Jessica Kantor: jesskantor[at]gmail.com