Jessica Schwartz

Director of Film & Theatre

"Director Jessica Schwartz blends Jason Rosenberg’s artful dialogue with eloquent movement pieces and modern-day music, and maintains a good energy throughout... I dare you to try tearing your gaze away—bet you can’t." – Phindie
“Director Jessica Schwartz brought great energy.” – Talkin’ Broadway 
Jess trusts her actors to explore their character and the text in such an expansive and accommodating way. She’s about the heart of a piece over the head. While specifics are key with Jess, humanity is at the forefront of her work. With Jess, the best idea in the rooms wins: she’s a leader and a team player.” – Arlen Shane Hancock, actor in Mad Blood and Other Beauties
“She’s one of the most talented filmmakers in the program.” – Anne Russell, Program Director Film Production MFA at Full Sail University
“Jessica is motivated, responsible, creative—and more importantly, a critical thinker. She learned and grew tremendously while directing her thesis film, and I don’t doubt she will continue to do so in her career. “ – Allen Gorney, Directing Talent Professor Film Production MFA at Full Sail University