As the founder of Hero Artists Agency Jessica has been a talent agent and celebrity manager for over 6 years in both the Canadian and US market. As an entrepreneur, she is also a silent partner in two companies- one in the real estate development sector and the other in bio- tech investments. Most recently in discovering her passion and affinity for feature film production, Jessica became a partner and founder at Lightbox Pictures. Since 2013 she has successfully procured equity financing for films with budgets ranging from 1M up to 95M. Her film as an executive producer ‘Forsaken’
starring Donald and Keifer Sutherland, Demi Moore has recently premiered at TIFF in 2015.
Name: Jessica Martins
Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Company: Lightbox Pictures Inc/Hero Artists
Occupation: Agent, Manager and Producer
Film by George Cornelius (Thriller) Producer Six friends are thrust into an unusual game of life-and-death when they are kidnapped and forced to commit a series of increasingly violent crimes.
Film by Jon Cassar (Drama and Western) Producer John Henry returns to his hometown in hopes of repairing his relationship with his estranged father, but a local gang is terrorizing the town. John Henry is the only one who can stop them, however he has abandoned both his gun and reputation as a fearless quick-draw killer. Written by Anonymous
The Last Mermaids
Film (short) by Nika Belianina (Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Actress In the beginning there was water. And then there was life. The end is the new beginning.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Film by Edgar Wright (Action, Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Actress Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up with Knives and tries to romance Ramona. As if juggling two women wasn't enough, Ramona comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott must do battle to the death in order to win Ramona. Written by Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Film (short) by Joey Wong (Drama) Actress A short film about two female childhood best friends in college who end up in very different places in adulthood, just because one was simply much more attractive. The film transgresses from their innocent meeting in childhood, and ultimately their conflict with each other was they enter the world of adultery, deceit and unfairness. The film looks to explore the concept of unfairness in life, inequality, and that how females grow up in a world where people judge them by their looks constantly and discriminatingly. Written by Anonymous