Jessica Schoen is a Brooklyn-based editor with a focus on documentary and commercial projects. Working closely with independent producers and directors, she is sought out as a story-shaping collaborator. She is adept at inventing storytelling mechanisms to simultaneously meet goals and elevate the work, supporting the creative style put forth by her clients.
Methodizing projects from the ground up, Jessica zeroes in on the challenges specific to each endeavor and brings a well-trained eye to long form and shorter edits alike. Her work has screened at New York Television Festival, MoMA, Cinema on the Bayou, Princeton Independent Film Festival, Scranton Fringe Festival, Lighthouse International Film Festival, Katra Film Series, San Antonio Film Festival, On Location LA, AirVenture, Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival, LA Indie Film Festival, and Filming Shakespeare, as well as on The Documentary Channel, PBS, and Lifetime.