Jess Vogel

Filmmaker | Storyteller | Human 
Hi. I'm jess, an independent filmmaker with a passion for people and their stories. Devoted to empathy, artistry, and the craft of brevity. Unabashed lover of skunks. 
 
Let's make something dope together.
JESS  VOGEL 
2020 PRODUCER  REEL
 

RECENT DOCUMENTARY CREDITS

1500 Miles
Producer
documentary short
Nicole Ver Kuillen is an athlete. She also happens to be an amputee. Now, she's on a mission to complete a 1500 mile triathlon from Seattle to San Diego to raise awareness about amputee rights. She knows she can handle the distance. The only question is whether her prosthetic can.
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We Were Strangers
Co-director, Producer
documentary feature
At the intersection of intimacy and anonymity lies a collection of over 25,000 truthful, handwritten stories called the Strangers Project. This feature length documentary explores the tapestry of the human condition through conversations that bring some of these stories of strangers to life.
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Run Carlos Run
Producer
documentary series
This series follows a dreamer  for 73 days as he runs across America. Carlos encounters a variety of people along the way, all from different walks of life yet all searching to define the new American dream. Through this enormous physical endeavor, Carlos hopes to truly see the country he calls home, perhaps for the last time.
 
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RECENT NARRATIVE CREDITS

Albanian Gangster
Additional Editor
narrative feature
Plot kept under wraps. 
IMDB
Leading Me Straight
Producer
narrative short 
This short film is set in a dystopian future where the burdens of identity, choice and emotion have been stripped away from the entire population. Yet one small encounter has the potential to disrupt a lifetime of conditioning. 
 
Lofty Dreams
Producer
narrative web series 
Lofty Dreams is an independent comedy series filmed on location in beautiful Bushwick, Brooklyn. The story follows the ragtag residents of an artist's loft as they navigate through assholes, art holes and glory holes as they try to "make it" in the city. Whether paying rent, finding love, or catching Reiki hugs, for these unlikely loft-mates the struggle is real.
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