A writer, director, producer, actor, and the 2006 Royal Oak Elementary School Spelling Bee champion, Jackie likes to stay busy. A graduate of Concordia University’s Communications Studies program, Jackie began her professional film career in visual effects, coordinating the production teams of major feature films.  In 2019, she wrote, directed, and starred in her latest short film, Geni, which had it’s premiere at the Regent Park Film Festival. Since moving to Toronto in the same year, she was selected for the Black Women Film! Canada Leadership Program, and joined the upcoming season of the Regent Park Project web series as a co-writer and actor. She’s spent her quaran-time co-producing and co-hosting Skillin’ It, a weekly virtual filmmaking skill share, leading operations on the short film fund Reel Work Filmmaking Initiative on behalf of BIPOC TV & Film, and developing her own projects.

Jackie is currently repped by Amanda Rosenthal Talent Agency Inc. 

Contact: j.batsinduka@gmail.com