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Jessica Yu

Born: Feb 14, 1966

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Jessica Yu

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1966
Birth Place : New York City

Jessica Lingmin Yu is an American film director, writer, producer, and editor. She has directed documentary films, dramatic films, and television shows. Yu won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject for Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien. Yu's latest film "Last Call at the Oasis", based upon Alex Prud'homme's "The Ripple Effect".


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Film Editor
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Jessica Lingmin Yu
  • Jessica Lingman Yu


  • Connie Young Yu
  • Kou-ping Yu


  • Mark Salzman


  • Ava Salzman
  • Esme Salzman

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject
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