Prize and Awards Film and Documentary Maker
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Averbeck as Prize and Awards Film and Documentary Maker. Jessica joins us in a creative capacity as a highly skilled and creative freelancer bringing the benefit of a diverse and varied career that counts feature length box office hits and independent film, documentaries, music videos, short films and commercials among the many projects she has undertaken.
She has acquired wide ranging knowledge and practical experience working with green screen, studio and on location shooting both as a head of department and as a team member on a variety of shoots.
Jessica lists ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Surge’ as two of the top feature length films she has worked on; commercials she has contributed to include for the ethical fashion brand-Rapanui, the Haig Whiskey relaunch, Refinery 29 diet Coca Cola and Kirk & Kirk; notable documentaries she highlights include the UN humanitarian documentary entitled ‘Rewired for Hope’ about the journey of a young team of open water swimmers raising awareness for the West Papuan humanitarian crisis, and she has worked on a series of short films addressing social issues, including among them:
An artistic interpretation of the term Petrichor; the pleasant smell of the earth after it has rained,
A short story based on true events, about a young girl who experiences bullying at her school.
For My Daughter
A short story showing the consequences of drug misuse on family dynamics, intertwined with racial and gender discrimination surrounding an application of the law of child custody.
Jessica has also undertaken a series of enterprising voluntary roles which include:
Duke of Edinburgh Diamond Award challenge to climb Kilimanjaro to raise money for under-privileged children
Duke of Edinburgh Gold challenge in South Africa volunteering in local schools and orphanages and at the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve.
Canterbury & Exeter Little Leagues Touch Rugby Referee and Coaching children
Assistant Coaching at Sports Giants
Jessica holds the following qualifications:
MA: Cinematography 2018-2019 from the MET Film School, Ealing Studios, London
BA Hons: Film & Visual Culture 2014-17 University of Exeter, Devon
Field of Study: Film/Cinema/Video studies and Visual Culture
She speaks fluent german and has a special interest in climate
The valued skills set that Jessica brings to Treasure Earth complements the existing team perfectly and will contribute significantly to the creative and campaigning success of the Prize Campaigns and Awards and to the Treasure Earth challenge addressing major global challenges of the 21st century in areas of peace, climate, CSR and humanitarian care.