Founding partner of The ShootingStar Film Co., Jessie Wallace is also co-creator on the genre-bending series, the internationally shot martial arts travel series pilot The Order: First Degree (with partners Patrice Baillargeon and Mark Gabriel) which aired on Rogers Broadcasting. She also Produced and Directed THE VISITOR television series pilot for OLN/Rogers Broadcasting which is currently being turned into a feature length film.
Jessie has produced projects now in over 45 countries worldwide to great critical acclaim. As Producer and showrunner on Departures (42 x 60') Wallace shepherded the series to International success. To date the series has been licensed in 25 languages to 130 countries worldwide (through our Distribution Company - Departures Distribution Inc. ) which includes Esquire TV (NBC Universal), Travel Channel International and National Geographic Channel, SBS Australia, TVB, DR2 and RTL to name a few. The series has won 3 Gemini Awards (The Academy, Screen Awards) with 11 nominations and a soundtrack that remained in the top 10 for over 6 consecutive weeks on the iTunes chart.
When at CINENOVA Productions, she oversaw their catalogue of big glossy specials, among them included the documentary films including True Bond (About the True James Bond) for Starz Entertainment and Tanker Time Bomb and THE PRESTIGE for History Channel and National Geographic Television.
As a filmmaker, Jessie has written and directed a number of festival favorite films including Yellowbird which was honoured with numerous cinematograpy, art direction and audience choice awards and favoured at select festivals as Taormina BNL, Cannes, Palermo Italy, Köln Germany, Pacific Meridian, Vladivostock, Vancouver International and the Los Angeles International Film Festival.