About Jessica

Jessica Janos is a multi-award winning director, writer and producer.

She has directed such feature films as SUBURBAN SWINGERS CLUB (2019) for Blue Sky Films and Lifetime starring Dana Davis, and SEDUCED (2016) starring Elisabeth Rohm for Lifetime.  Her commercial spots include the recent campaign for THE CALIFORNIA BALLET.

Her current slate of projects include the horror feature, THE DOOR UNDER THE STAIRCASE, SER’DARIUS BLAIN (JUMANJI, CHARMED) attached; PRETTYFACE, a coming-of-age thriller, KARSEN LIOTTA, ANNALISE BASSO and PATRICK SCHWARZENEGGER and academy award winning producer FRED ROOS attached; FALLOUT, co-produced with Ron King, KARSEN LIOTTA and PAUL D’AMATO attached; THE ELECTRA COMPLEX, with Violet Paley and Kansas Bowling attached; and PALM SPRINGS LIVIN a branded content music video starring Jesika von Rabbit.

She is also directed several music videos including Acid Waves for Pale Blue and the recently released Do You Really Want to Hurt Me by Jesika von Rabbit.

Her previous projects include the Mark Twain EPK for Val Kilmer, and From The Lotus for Prince.

Janos began as a painter, where she was accepted into CalArts School of Fine Arts at the age of 16. She later went on to earn her BA in Film from the University of New South Wales in Sydney and her MFA in Directing at the AFI Conservatory.

Jessica is a volunteer for Young Storytellers, a member of the Film Fatales, Alliance of Women Directors and a founding member of the AFIC Women Directors Association.

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