Wendy Jackson, M.F.A.

Resident Artist/Scholar for Justice, Reconciliation, and Diversity and Adjunct Professor in Theatre Arts


A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in English Literature, and an M.F.A. in screenwriting from the University of Georgia, Wendy’s vast experience in the film & television industry spans from SONY Pictures Television where she developed made for television movies; advertising and marketing with Turner Broadcasting and, developing TV pilots. Most recently, she’s received the prestigious Producers Guild Mark (p.g.a) for her producing work on the critically acclaimed and award-winning feature length documentary, MAYNARD (Netflix), directed by 2x Academy Award Nominee and 6 Primetime Emmy Winner, Sam Pollard.  Wendy served as Executive Producer of feature documentaries, Welcome to Pine Lake (CBSN), and CARTERLAND, the official documentary of President Jimmy Carter. Currently, her production company has completed the short doc, The Invitation and now it’s in the festival circuit.  She is also currently filming, Counting The Ballots, and Protect & Serve with Martin Luther King, III, where she is both writer, director & producer.  Wendy is in development with Living Popups Studios on the limited series written by her and co-writer, Gigi Levangie, Ella & Marilyn.   Wendy is also the co-writer of the feature film, 30 Days A Black Man, an adaptation of the award winning novel, 30 Days A Black Man: The Forgotten Story of Jim Crow by Bill Steigerwald.  She is also writing two feature films for Hallmark Channel's new banner, Mahogany.