Jessie Ayles

Jessie received a rigorous film education from prestigious institutions including Warwick University, EICTV in Cuba and Goldsmiths University – where she won a One World Media bursary. Her commercial experience is formidable, with clients such as Nike, Dazed, Google, Universal, Hyundai, Bloomberg, AJ+, Always, Aveda, Burberry, Domestos, Snapchat, Allianz, Channel 4, Chevrolet, Adidas, Reebok and Nissan.

Of South African Jewish heritage, Jessie has developed a particular interest in socially conscious stories from the region, highlighting marginalised voices and injustices with the aim of creating an impact and awareness through her work. Awards include the Social Impact Media Award (SIMA), Best documentary at Barcelona International Short Film Festival, Youth Jury prize at Encounters, and Best documentary at TriForce Film Festival.

Universal Music - Bob Marley Legacy "Women Rising"

Waves - Short Documentary

Nike x Gurls Talk - Mbali

Google - Innovation Stories

Mr. Ripple