Awards & Press

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2009 - CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship Award
  • I recently won a Crystal Award through WIFT where I was trained and exposed to various business and creative aspects of drama & lifestyle development at CBC Television in Toronto. I completed this mentorship program in February 2009.
  • View award info here >>
  • Please see the complete program details here >>
2009 - Scholarship Award
  • Through the WIFT mentorship award, I also won a $2000 scholarship towards Humber College’s certificate program called “Business Management for Media Professionals”, which I’m currently enrolled in.
2007 - Toronto International Film Festival Wish Come True
  • I was selected to appear in an episode of “The List” where my wish of wearing a designer couture dress on the red carpet at the TIFF Opening Night screening and afterparty came true.
  • For more details, please see the episode here >>
2004 - Award of Excellence in Screenwriting
  • Upon graduation from the Toronto Film School, I won an award and scholarship for the Best Screenwriter in the class of 2003/2004.
2004 - Award for Best Screenwriter
  • At the TFS Film Festival, my short film “Footsteps” won for Best Screenwriting.
  • I was also nominated for Best Actress and for Best Documentary “Whispers of the Hermitage”.
2003 - “Follow Your Quest” Scholarship Award
  • Upon graduating Highschool, I won a scholarship award given to one student clearly set on course to follow their dreams.
2003 - Award for Best Ensemble Play
  • I performed in an ensemble play called “This is for you, Anna” for the Sears Drama Festival and we won best play at the Regional & Municipal level in 2003.

Film producer wins CBC mentorship
Ancaster High grad looks to the future - By Mike Pearson, News Staff
ANCASTER NEWS Arts & Entertainment | Jan 02, 2009
read article online here >>

Press Release on CBC Mentorship Award
read here >>

New Generation of Wine Aficionados
Photo Published in Toronto Star | January 31, 2008
view photo & article here >>

Mount Hope's Jessica Jennings wins for Best Screenplay at Toronto Film School's Festival of Film

Glanbrook Gazette - By Mike Pearson | Feb. 25, 2005
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Ancaster News from 2004 (coming soon)