Jennessa (Jen) West
Jennessa started her production career working in episodic television for Warner Brothers Television, the FX Channel and CBS Television while living in Los Angeles. Jennessa later moved to Seattle where she founded Pressing Pictures, LLC. Jennessa’s producing credits include Megan Griffith’s feature film SADIE starring Sophia Mitri Schloss, Melanie Lynskey, John Gallagher, Jr., Danielle Brooks, and Tony Hale which premiered in competition at SXSW in 2018. Jennessa also produced the coming-of-age film LANE 1974 with Katherine Moennig which premiered at SXSW in 2017 and received two grand jury prizes from acclaimed festivals and distribution through The Orchard. MY LAST YEAR WITH THE NUNS premiered at the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival with distribution through Fandor. SPIN, a short film, premiered at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, and she co-produced the comedic web-series ROCKETMEN with producer Alycia Delmore. She is the Executive Producer of Stefanie Sparks’ gross-out girl comedy, IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, which won an audience award for best feature at the Bushwick Film Festival and played as best of fest at Citizen Jane. Jennessa is currently developing Ahamefule Oluo’s highly anticipated film, THIN SKIN - a true story which was featured on This American Life with writer Charles Mudede and SHRILL: Notes from a Loud Woman author Lindy West.
Sebastien Scandiuzzi brings nearly 20 years of commercial and film production experience to Pressing Pictures as a producer, director and cinematographer. Sebastien's work as Director of Photography can be seen in films such award winning films as: SPIN, SAD CITY, RAIN BEATS DOWN, THE 14/48 PROJECTS, BENEATH OUR OWN IMMENSITY, and many more. Sebastien is a regular contributor to ARTZone featured on KCTS 9, Fretboard Films, and SIFF TV where he had the opportunity to produce and shoot interviews with such talents as Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Ezra Dickenson, Stephan Gruber, Ben Gibbard, John Roderick, Bill Frisell and more. Sebastien was the cinematographer for the award-winning feature film LANE 1974.
Rob West brings over 20 years experience as a creative professional in theater, film, music composition and sound design, graphic design and the media arts to Pressing Pictures, where he serves as Director of Post-Production. Rob started his career at Walsh and Associates as a branding specialist and graphic designer where he built the new media and web division from the ground up. He later became the Creative Director at Tattoo Media where he designed and produced music and promotional videos for artists such as Dolly Parton, Jewel, Elton John and Spys4Darwin. Rob is also an acclaimed theater and film producer and director. He was the Artistic Director of Theater Schmeater for five seasons, and produced over 70 shows throughout his time with the company. He was most recently the colorist for MY LAST YEAR WITH THE NUNS and has edited dozens of videos for Pressing Pictures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Tattoo Media and others.