Jess Wu Calder

Producer / Co-founder, Snoot Entertainment

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Jess Wu Calder co-founded Snoot Entertainment in 2004 to develop, finance, and produce film and television across all genres and media. Jess most recently produced Regina King’s feature directorial debut ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI, which Amazon Studios released earlier this year. ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI made AFI’s Top 10 list in 2020 and has since received Academy Award, Producers Guild of America Award, and Golden Globe Award nominations. Additional features include the Charli XCX documentary, ALONE TOGETHER which had its world premiere as the closing night headliner at SXSW in 2021, Sundance hit LITTLE MONSTERS, Charlie Kaufman’s Academy Award®-nominated animated film ANOMALISA, Adam Wingard's THE GUEST, YOU’RE NEXT, and BLAIR WITCH, and the NAACP Image Award-nominated documentary THUNDER SOUL. Jess is currently in post-production on Starz’s series BLINDSPOTTING, a spinoff of the critically acclaimed feature film Jess also produced, which premiered opening night at Sundance in 2018. Up next, Jess is developing a feature film adaptation of the lauded video game, FIREWATCH, as well as a feature film adaption of Christopher Paolini’s TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS. Jess is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She resides in Los Angeles.