Jessica Olthof

Producer, Surrender

Jessica Olthof, a versatile producer based in Los Angeles, began her career as a camera assistant before transitioning to the production space and ultimately producing. In the past five years, she has coordinated over ten feature films, including Palm Springs, starring Andy Samberg and JK Simmons, and The Starling, directed by Ted Melfi and featuring Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd and Kevin Kline. Her portfolio also includes LA Units for Next Goal Wins, The Banker, Voyagers, Molly’s Game and Greenland.

In 2023, Olthof produced the award-winning short film Nisei, which claimed Best Drama & Audience Choice at the Poppy Jasper Film Festival and screened at Indy Shorts by Heartland Film, LA Shorts International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival, and Cinequest Film Festival. She is currently producing her first feature film, Surrender, starring Andrea Bang from Kim’s Convenience, with support from Film Independent and The Gotham Film & Media Institute. A passionate advocate for gender equality in the industry, Jessica is an active member of Women in Film.