Alexxiss S. Jackson - Photo Credit: Kameron Smith

She holds a dual degree from the University of Michigan in Film/Video Studies and English. She also completed the intensive Summer Film Program at the University of Southern California, where she studied under the Executive Creative Director of the Music Video Production Association.

 

She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, where she teaches Cinematography in their Department of Art & Visual Culture.

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Alexxiss S. Jackson

 

Alexxiss Jackson, Director of Photography, was born and raised in Detroit, MI. From a very early age, she aspired to be a visual storyteller; she made her first film at 8 years old using the family camcorder (starring her collection of toys).

 

Now an internationally-awarded artist, Alexxiss has worked as Director of Photography on numerous pieces, including narrative films, music videos, commercials, promo spots, and TV show segments; directed, produced, filmed, and edited award-winning music videos; toured nationally with a band to create their tour video; and more.

 

Her work has been recognized by more than 20 international bodies, including film festivals in the US, Canada, Netherlands, Australia, Kenya, Uganda, and the UK. She also procured a nomination for Best Director of a Music Video in the 2017 International Music Video Underground, as well as a nomination for Video of the Year in the 2015 Georgia Music Awards.

 

 

Official Selection

African Film Festival (2018)

Kabale, Uganda

Official Selection

Da Bounce Urban Film Festival (2018)

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Official Selection

BronzeLens Film Festival (2018)

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Official Selection

Rapport International Black Film Festival (2018)

London, England, UK

Nominations: Best Music Video, Best Director of a Music Video

International Music Video Underground (2017)

Los Angeles, California, USA

Official Selection

Sprockets International Music Video Festival (2015)

Athens, Georgia, USA

 

Official Selection

Colortape International Film Festival (2015)

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

 

Best Music Video

Indie Gathering Film Festival (2014)

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Award of Merit

Accolade Global Film Competition (2014)

San Diego, California, USA

 

Official Selection

Shockfest Film Festival of Hollywood (2011)

Hollywood, California, USA

Official Selection

Detroit Windsor International Film Festival (2011)

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Official Selection

Out of Africa International Film Festival (2018)

Nairobi, Kenya

Best Music Video | 2nd Place

Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (2018)

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Official Selection

Montréal International Black Film Festival (2018)

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Best Music Video

Ocktober Film Festival (2018)

New York, New York, USA

Nomination: Video of the Year

Georgia Music Awards (2015)

Georgia, USA

Official Selection

Ocktober Film Festival (2015)

New York, New York, USA

 

Official Selection

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (2015)

Los Angeles, California, USA

Best Metal Music Video

Indie Gathering Film Festival (2014)

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

Official Selection

New York Hell's Kitchen Film Festival (2011)

New York, New York, USA

 

Best Music Video

SharpCuts International Film and Music Festival (2011)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Best Alternative Music Video

Indie Gathering Film Festival (2007)

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Awards

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