(Los Angeles, CA--October 15, 2019) Park Pictures
announces the signing of Cannes Lion-winning director Jaci Judelson for U.S. commercial and worldwide representation. This award-winning documentary and commercial filmmaker has won numerous accolades, most recently for her Gatorade “Sisters in Sweat” spot starring Serena Williams, who at the time of production had recently become a mother. The campaign went on to win a Cannes Lion, two Clios and a One Show award and was nominated for the D&AD Impact Awards.
to see Jaci’s reel.
“Jaci Judelson is a beautiful visual storyteller. From her casting to her cinematography, she always manages to bring the deepest truth and humanity to her work. We're so happy she's joined us at Park,” notes Park Pictures Co-Founder and Executive Producer Jackie Kelman Bisbee
Judelson has directed acclaimed spots and branded films for the likes of T Mobile, Visa, C Spire, Staples and Avon, among many others. She boasts content film collaborations with cultural icons such as President Obama, BMW, Ralph Lauren, H&M, French Vogue and GQ Magazine along with AIDs PSAs. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jaci is best known for docuseries Undressed: Fashion in the Twentieth Century (1998) and Fashion (1979.)
“For me, Park Pictures is a filmmakers' company committed to what I find most exciting in what we do - telling stories in a compelling and meaningful way, emotionally and visually,” Judelson says. “I'm excited to be part of this tribe and to see where we can take this together.”
About Park Pictures
Founded in 1998 by Executive Producer Jacqueline Kelman Bisbee and renowned filmmaker/cinematographer Lance Acord, bicoastal/London-based Park Pictures has an auspicious track record of discovering and mentoring new filmmaking talent and infusing all projects with big screen production values. Park Pictures has forged strong partnerships with agencies and clients by engaging all members of its team in creative problem-solving.
Park Pictures has earned the highest accolades for their work, including an Oscar, three Emmys, and numerous Cannes Lions. In commercial work, Park Pictures won the 2014 Emmy for Outstanding Commercial for Apple "Misunderstood" and the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding Commercial for Nike “Dream Crazy”. The company also landed the Cannes Lions Palme d’Or in 2019, the highest honor production companies can receive.
After winning an Academy Award in 2010 for live-action short “The New Tenants” starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Park Pictures founded the Park Pictures feature division, headed by Producer Sam Bisbee, Jacqueline Kelman Bisbee and Lance Acord. Park Pictures Features has produced ten feature films, nine of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, Park Pictures showcased three films at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, including the closing night movie Hearts Beat Loud, the Sundance Next Fest program film An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, and the Emmy-winning documentary The Sentence. The Sentence earned the annually-coveted Audience Award and was acquired by HBO for US television and streaming rights. Hearts Beat Loud, starring Nick Offerman, sold to Gunpowder & Sky for U.S. distribution and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for international distribution. In 2019, The Sentence was honored with an Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.