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Rocket Fuel 

Narrative Feature •  EN  • In Development • Supported by Canada Council for the Arts

A teenage girl, pushed into parenting her two younger siblings in place of her absentee parents, tries to navigate her world of firsts - including first love - as she comes of age in early 2000’s rural Canada.

Shortlisted for the Whistler Screenwriters Lab 2023 and the Outfest Screenwriting Lab 2022

Writer/Director: Jessie Posthumus

Story Editor: Stephen Davis


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Deep Rooted

Documentary Short •  EN/FR  •  2023  • 33m • Post Production  Supported by Ontario Arts Council

and the NFB

A documentary exploring the mental health crisis in agriculture in Canada.

Director: Kylen McDonnell

Producer: Van Wickiam

Editor: Jessie Posthumus

Production Company: Public Space Productions



Just for Today

Documentary Short •  FR  •  2023  •  Post Production • Supported by Portail VIH/sida du Québec

Produced in collaboration with the Portail VIH/sida du Québec, Just for Today explores art-making as an essential form of HIV/AIDS activism. A tribute to video art created by Canadian artists living with HIV in the 80s and 90s, Just for Today follows fashion designer Gabriel Drolet-Maguire as he prepares his next collection, which digs deeper into the history of his HIV+ community.

Produit en collaboration avec le Portail VIH/sida du Québec, Just for Today explore la création artistique en tant que forme essentielle de militantisme en lien avec le VIH/sida. Un hommage à l'art vidéo créé par des artistes canadiens vivant avec le VIH dans les années 80 et 90, Just for Today suit le designer de mode Gabriel Drolet-Maguire alors qu'il prépare sa prochaine collection, qui plongera dans l'histoire de sa communauté séropositive.

Director/Producer: Nancy Pettinicchio

Editor: Jessie Posthumus


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