Jesse McAnally

Jesse McAnally

Fosca Features, LLC
Assistant Director, Camera Operator, Director, Editor, Key Grip, Line Producer, Post-Production Coordinator, Production Assistant, Screenwriter, Videographer and Assistant Editor

Romulus, Michigan

Member Since:
July 2018
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About Jesse

Co-founder of Fosca Features, Jesse McAnally has a degree in media arts from Wayne State University. He currently serves as Creative Director of Fosca Features, LLC where he has successfully directed and produced three short films as well as many of professional promotional materials over the last three years.

His directorial debut in 2015, a short film titled, “Sunny Days,” has showcased in a variety of local festivals including the Moving Media Student Film Festival, the Royal Starr Film Festival, and the WDIV Film Challenge Detroit.

His films exemplify out of the box story-telling techniques that pushes the Short Film format into novel places that focuses on bending traditional driven narratives with fascinating concepts.

Credits

  • Hallow

    Hallow (2018)
    Film Producer

  • After Ashes

    After Ashes (2018)
    Film by Fosca Features, LLC (Fantasy) Director After a plague wipes out most of humanity, transforming them into mindless creatures, The Grim Reaper struggles with boredom as he kills time more than he does people. Kali Kaminski, the lone human survivor, struggles to maintain her sanity while keeping creatures and lethargy at bay. These two individuals inevitably meet and find kindred spirits in one another changing both of their outlooks on the world they find themselves trapped in.

  • Phobos

    Phobos (2018)
    Film by Fosca Features, LLC (Short) Director A dance routine that enacts a metaphorical relationship between Phobos and Mars and how self-destructive it is. The video will show the dance in a cinematic fashion using light and shadows to convey the push and pull of the two characters.

  • Romulus & Me

    Romulus & Me (2018)
    Film Director

  • The Village

    The Village (2017)
    Film Editorial department

  • Technical Difficulties

    Technical Difficulties (2017)
    Film by Fosca Features, LLC (Thriller) Director In the year 1986, Heather moves into her first house to try to forget the horrors of her past. However, new horrors come about to put a damper on Heather's new living situation.

  • First Day

    First Day (2017)
    Film by Fosca Features, LLC (Family) Director A young man from Lebanon named Yehya starts his first day at an American public school. With this change in location and culture Yehya deals with barriers in language and comprehension and attempts to maneuver through the difficulties that go along with such an immense change. However, Yehya’s challenges are made more manageable when he meets a girl of Arabic nationality, named Farah, who helps guide him through his first day of school. ​ The film stars young actors Hussein Abboud & Nejma Fardous and was written & directed by Jesse McAnally with a story by Firas Allouch.

  • Sunny Days

    Sunny Days (2016)
    Film by Fosca Features, LLC Director After the loss of his brother, Ben feels lost and alone until one day Sunny enters his life and brings vast changes that will last forever.

  • Combo

    Combo (2016)
    Film Cinematographer

  • The Urn

    The Urn (2015)
    Film Director

  • Orpheus & Eurydice

    Orpheus & Eurydice (2014)
    Film Director

Awards

  • Best Director Student Short Film -- "After Ashes" -- Aphrodite Film Awards
    (2018)

  • Best Student Director -- "After Ashes" -- The Royal Wolf Film Awards
    (2018)

  • Best Student Short -- "After Ashes" -- The Royal Wolf Film Awards
    (2018)

  • Best Student Film -- "After Ashes" -- Pinnacle Film Awards
    (2018)

  • Best Short Film -- "After Ashes" -- Trinity International Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best Student Film -- "After Ashes" -- Adrian International Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best Student Director -- "After Ashes" -- WNY Film, Art and Music Event
    (2018)

  • Best Horror or Sci-Fi/Special Effects -- "After Ashes" -- WNY Film, Art and Music Event
    (2018)

Education

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