BIO

JESSE RODDEN

JESSE RODDEN

DIRECTOR I PRODUCER
SCREENWRITER I EDITOR 

Through his production company, Rodden Reelz, he has developed creative content and led multimedia campaigns. He has written, produced, directed, and edited content for a diverse clientele and created several independent short films. He's led large teams of artistic individuals through the stages of production, raised and negotiated funds for projects, and directed talent to influence performance.

His most recent short film titled Daddy’s Girl (2021) won best horror short film at the Cannes Shorts Film Festival and the 2021 Reel East Texas Film Festival. On top of this, he graduated valedictorian of the Film Production MFA program at Full Sail University and received 2 Course Director Awards.

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FILMOGRAPHY

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Daddy's Girl
Director / Producer / Screenwriter / Editor
Horror / 2021

After Joan finds out her boyfriend has a demonic daughter, she must escape the possessive child’s grasp before horrific hallucination drive her insane.

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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Orlando Internation
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Protector
Director / Producer / Screenwriter
Drama / 2019

After she sneaks into a policeman's house, a homeless Cathy must find a way to stop the officer from abusing his daughter and escape. 

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Bump In The Night
Director/ Producer / Screenwriter / Editor
Thriller / 2020

When she hears someone in her house, Krista must find a way to defend herself from the things that go bump in the night.

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Making Model Magic
Director / Producer / Editor
Documentary / 2019

One models journey to create a safer/healthier environment for female artists like herself to express themselves without fear of exploitation from male photographers.

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Righteous Kill - Once You Go Crazy
Director / Producer / Editor
Music Video / 2018

Once he finds out his girl is cheating on him, Matt goes on a drug-fueled rampage to get revenge on the man who took her from him. 

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Righteous Kill: Behind The Sound
Director / Producer / Editor
Documentary / 2018

A look at the past, present, and future of a local Dallas bands journey to become rock stars.

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Violence and Victims
Director / Producer / Screenwriter / Editor
Thriller / 2017

After her abusive boyfriend chases her throughout the city,  Maria decides to take matters into her own hands and makes a deadly mistake.