I live near Atlanta. I was born and raised in Georgia. I've been in the industry as an actress since 2006. I am moving into producing and I have many stories I want to tell--stories with meaning and purpose.
Name: Jessica Leigh Smith
Lives in: Atlanta, Georgia
The Eternal Youth of Everyone Else
Film (short) by Lauren Petzke (Drama) Actress A haunting, modern fairytale, The Eternal Youth of Everyone Else explores the story of Jessie. At the tender age of ten, Jessie's parents reveal the family secret, and her world is turned upside. How do you fathom the fact that your best friend, the girl Bendida who has until now, just been your cousin, is immortal, trapped at nine years old for all eternity? As Jessie ages, and her world changes, she clings to Bendida, dedicating her life to protecting and keeping her.
Alyssa's Tips for Easy Parenting
Television (Comedy) Actress, Writer, Producer Alyssa believes herself to be the perfect mommy. And she thinks it is her job to help others mommies be perfect, too. She creates a video blog (a vlog), to share all of the tips she has learned in her two short years as a mommy to Mary Grace. This series is her vlog.
The Dinner Project
Television by Jessica Leigh Smith (Talk-Show) Writer, Producer The Dinner Project is a series of filmed conversations featuring a well-known Casting Director, Producer, or Agent. Over dinner, professional Atlanta actors ask our esteemed guest timely questions, gathered from acting peers and relevant to the entertainment industry in the Southeastern US. Written by Jyn Hall
This Is a Test
Film (short) by Matthew Leary (Comedy) Actress Happily married law partner, Jillian, feels like she is the only woman on the planet who is not pregnant. She starts to lose her marbles when the stress of infertility begins to take its toll.
Drop Dead Diva
Television by Josh Berman (Comedy and Drama) Actress Deb, a shallow model's sudden demise results in her being reincarnated as Jane, a plus size lawyer with astonishing intelligence. As Deb sees life through Jane's eyes, she realizes it doesn't matter how big you are, just how you accept it and know you're beautiful no matter what people say.
Film by Ken R. Wheeler (Comedy and Drama) Actress A moonshine maker turned Sheriff Deputy brings in the bad guys armed with guts and duct tape. The local newspaper reporter now has major events to write about for the first time in her career; As an underfunded, understaffed Red Neck Sheriffs Department makes the national spotlight by bringing down a major crime ring. Written by Ken R. Wheeler
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Film (short) by Gary T. Smith (Drama) Actress Andrew sends a letter to his grandfather asking what a scripture verse means: "He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it." Hoping to make it plain, Grandpa decides to tell him a story. Putting pen to paper he writes: "Have you ever heard the saying that 'You only get to keep what you give away?'" And then he begins the tale. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Ken Feinberg (Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and 4 More) Actress A story about a man who has lost his inner child and has difficulty telling the difference between reality and fantasy.
One Tree Hill
Television by Mark Schwahn (Drama and Sport) Actress This series follows the eventful lives of some high-school kids in Tree Hill, a small but not too quiet town in North Carolina, where the greatest source of pride is the high school basketball team, the Ravens, since living memory coached by old Whitey Durham. Its greatest talent ever was Dan Scott, who now runs a successful car dealership. The present talents are his two sons, Nathan Scott, a beautiful and popular athlete, the absolute star, who was molded and stifled by his proud dad, ambitious Dan Scott, who pushes him harder then even the coach approves of, but rather neglected by his spoiled, impulsive mother Deb, an alcoholic, and Lucas, abandoned at birth with his devoted mother, hard-working café-owner Karen Roe, who grew up with Dan's older but poor brother Keith as substitute father as a social reject, only playing hoops on a public yard in the park with street-kids, his passion being reading; when an incident forces the coach to replace suspended players, Lucas soon proves ... Written by KGF Vissers
Video by Victor Jones (Action and Drama) Actress On a stake-out at an Atlanta warehouse, Detective Russell Harris (Victor Jones) and his partner, Detective David Jackson (Enoch King) are on a case that could make or break their careers. The target of the sting is Orlando Brown, the largest drug supplier on the east coast of the United States. As they move in to arrest Brown, the two detectives find themselves in the middle of a gunfight with Brown and his men. When the smoke clears, Brown is dead and Detective Harris is credited with getting a major drug dealer off the street as well as the largest drug bust in Atlanta history. 15 years later, Detective Harris is forced to face his past when Browns' daughter, Angel (Nikki Mynyon) who was 5 when her father was killed, kidnaps his daughter whose 5th birthday is just 17 hours away. Just as she had lost the person that she loved when she was 5, she wants to kill Harris' daughter when she turns 5. Angel has waited, plotted, and planned to avenge her fathers' death against the man who ... Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by James Sutton (Comedy) Actress A brain aneurysm and BAM, you're dead! That's just what happened to one twenty-seven year old man. Now he lies peacefully in an open casket while life... See full synopsis »
The Green Room
TV Movie by Alan J. Sanders (Comedy) Actress The story revolves around a troupe of actors in an off, off, off-Broadway type setting. The settings are mainly the green room of the theatre and the basement bar below the theatre, which the actors frequent.
Berry College (Mount Berry, GA)