Jessie Chisi is a passionate filmmaker. An alumni of Berlinale Durban Talent Campus and Film Mart. She trained as a film director/ writer in Finland. Jessie boasts of a 14 years experience in both TV and Film.
25-34 years old
Known for directing one of Zambia's first Telenovelas, Zuba season one 1 & 2 from 2017 to 2019. She also directed award-winning short film ''Imagination'' that was picked by US TV channel. Jessie also directed her 2014 acclaimed empowering first feature film about Zambia's first female boxing champion, Esther Phir, that also opened at CPH.
Beyond filmmaking, Jessie is the founder of Young Cinema Zambia film training where it has trained over 250 youths.
Her achievements include;
Being named one of 10 Southern African outstanding female directors,
2017 push women Awards,
2015 first woman of the year in film Award.