For the past 25 years, Jackie Weissman has worked as a media producer, director, editor, and educator. Rock N Roll Mamas, her documentary featuring Zia McCabe of The Dandy Warhols, Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses, and up and coming hip hop mc, Ms. Suad, has shown around the world to sold-out audiences. Her award winning documentary, The Gorilla and the Piker, was featured on WNET, Channel 13 in New York, as a part of its Reel New York series.
She is a founding board member of Women In Film-Portland and has served as Board President for two years. Jackie is also a founding organizer of Oregon Doc Camp and is currently serving as Camp Director for 2016. She received her MFA in film and video production from Columbia College-Chicago and lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and teenage son.
Photo credit: Jan Sonnemair