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ABOUT

JACQUELINE XERRI

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A graduate of Florida State University's College of Motion Picture Arts with a BFA in Production, Jacqueline is an editor and director based in New York.

 

EDITING
Xerri has edited many commercial, narrative, and documentary projects. Her freelance commercial work includes 1800 Tequila, Jose Cuervo, Sony Music Entertainment, 8Sleep, Tory Burch, Weber Grills, and more. Her recent narrative work includes short films 'Waiting Period' directed by Taylor Nagel, and 'Ezra' directed by Joshua Hernandez.

During 2020, Jacqueline co-directed and edited a 3-part observational documentary series chronicling major historical events in NYC; 'A New Day for America', 'A COVID Christmas', and 'Inauguration Day'.

In 2019, Xerri was First Assistant Editor on the HBO documentary entitled 'DMX: Don't Try to Understand,' which chronicles the final year of the late rapper, DMX. Prior to graduating, Jacqueline edited several short films and documentaries ranging in many genres and scopes.


DIRECTING
In 2019, Jacqueline wrote, directed, and co-edited 'Monkey Bars,' a short coming-of-age film. The movie stars Sofia Popol, Christopher Inman, and Milly Shapiro (Hereditary) and is executive produced by Ethan Lazar (The Witch). The film received an Honorable Mention for Best Narrative Short at the Bushwick Film Festival and is nominated for Best Narrative Short at NFFTY 2022. Rogerebert.com's Matt Fagerholm calls the film "one of the finest-coming-of-age dramas in recent memory."

Xerri also wrote and directed four other short films at FSU; 'When She Speaks' (2019), a period piece drama, 'Teen Night' a coming-of-age drama (2018), 'Ruckzuck', a music documentary (2017), and 'TylerCam' a short comedy (2016).

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