Speaker Details

Full Name
Jessica Giacco
Screen Producers Australia
Industry Programs Manager
Jessica Giacco has an extensive career spanning over 20 years in Film and Television having worked at SBS, Foxtel, Network Ten, Fairfax and more. She has a BFA and Honours degree from UNSW School of Art & Design along with a Graduate Diploma in Producing from AFTRS. Jessica has produced multiple short films and web series with top tier festival screenings including the Berlinale, Melbourne, St Kilda, LA Shortsfest, Adelaide Film Festival and many more with her films winning multiple awards. She has managed Film Festivals like the WOW Film Festival and For Films Sake and was the recipient of the highly competitive Screen NSW Emerging Producer placement in 2017 where Jessica worked as a producer attachment on the Bruce Beresford feature film Ladies in Black with Sue Milliken and Allanah ZItserman. Since 2020 Jessica has worked at Screen Producers Australia as Content Programmer where she curates themes, topics, speakers and sessions for SPA's busy physical and digital events calendar including the annual SCREEN FOREVER conference, the networking and innovation forum GENR8 and runs the ONES TO WATCH producer mentorship program.
Jessica Giacco