Jess Mazza is a bi-coastal writer-producer based in Los Angeles, CA. Most recently, she co-created the short comedic digital series Utilities Not Included which participated in the IFP Screen Forward Labs and presented at IFP Week 2017. Her pilot Bad Friends was a Comedy semi-finalist in ScreenCraft Pilot Launch 2017. She completed her undergraduate degree in poetry at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA in screenwriting as part of Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema's inaugural class.
Genres included in her practice are comedy and dark comedy. Her stories deal mainly with personal identity and belonging (or lack there of) and various notions of gender (or lack there of). Her favorite color is red, but she wears a lot of blue.
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