Jessica Woodworth is a Belgian-American film director, screenwriter and producer based in Belgium. Her previous fiction feature films are Khadak, Altiplano, The Fifth Season, King of the Belgians and The Barefoot Emperor, made with Peter Brosens. These films screened in over 350 festivals and won over 70 awards. Jessica grew up between Belgium, Switzerland and the US and has since studied and worked in Italy, France, China, Mongolia and Morocco. She has a degree in literature from Princeton University and a masters in documentary film from Stanford University. She gives workshops for actors and directors, has been on juries worldwide and is a frequent mentor for film students.
The Virgin Diaries (doc․, 2001), Urga Song (doc., 1999), Khadak (2006), Altiplano (2009), The Fifth Season (2012), King of the Belgians (2016), The Barefoot Emperor (2019), La Flotte (short, 2023), Luka (2023)․