Jessica Adams’ global footprint and vision imparted in the films she produces comes innately from having spent her life around the world. She is a Canadian, French and UK citizen; and currently resides in Toronto helming her production company, JA Productions.
Adams has produced features and short films that have screened around the world in numerous festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, and Palm Springs International Film Festival.
She has participated in numerous international producing labs including the Canadian Film Centre, Trans-Atlantic Partners, IFP No Boarders, Rotterdam Cinemart’s Co-Producers lab, and the Whistler Film Festival lab. She was selected as one of 5 Canadian producers to watch in Cannes 2018, one of the top 25 producer for Banff Diversity list 2018, and recently nominated as 5 Established producers for the competitive CMPA IndieScreen Awards at TIFF 2019.
Adams produced Amy Jo Johnson’s (POWER RANGERS, FELICITY, FLASH POINT) debut feature film THE SPACE BETWEEN, which ran a successful Indiegogo campaign that raised over $134,000 from 1,500+ supporters and won the IndieWire Project of the year.
Adams has also produced the Hulu sci-fi feature film, ASTRONAUT starring Oscar winner, Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar nominee, Graham Greene that premiered in June 2019 at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Her most recent film, TAMMY’S ALWAYS DYING premiered at TIFF 2019 and Jessica’s second collaboration with Amy Jo Johnson. The Film stars Oscar Nominee Felicity Huffman, Clark Johnson and Lauren Holly.
Adams is currently in prep on THE VEGAS Canadian / Argentinian political-dance drama by Alison Murray and is developing Shelagh McLeod’s sci-fi drama NEXUS as well as Sundance winning director, Luis De Filippis debut feature SOMETHING YOU SAID LAST NIGHT in partnership with Elevation Pictures, Crave, and Freestyle Pictures.