Jessie Posthumus is a queer Toronto based filmmaker and editor. She has a special interest in character study and creating new approaches to traditional genres. Her documentaries "White Lines" and "Don't Shoot the Dog" have gone on to appear in festivals in both Canada and the United States, as well as broadcast on TVO and Bell Fibe TV. Her fiction work has received success as well, with her short film "We Are Listening" winning a "Best Direction" award at the 2018 Future of Film Showcase. You can watch her directing reel here.
She graduated from Ryerson University's film studies program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2017, and is currently working as a Video Editor at Zulubot. You can view her commercial work here. Her latest documentary project is a short titled This Garden is Yours which examines safe spaces through the context of community gardening. When she's not working, she can be found camping, reading, vlogging, and searching for spare change in her mattress.