Jasmin Tiggett is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and film curator based in New York. Her production credits span narrative and documentary films, television, commercials, and music videos including ‘1960 What,’ an artful documentary on Detroit history and culture featuring Grammy-nominated jazz artist Gregory Porter, Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner selection ‘A Little Bit of More,’ forthcoming PBS documentary ‘Through a Lens Darkly,’ BET’s ‘Harlem Heights,’ The CW’s ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ and ‘The Search for the Next Doll,’ to name a few. Her current projects include producing and directing ‘Little Brother,’ a long-term, multi-city documentary project on young black males, writing several feature screenplays, and producing the forthcoming feature film ‘How to Steal.’
Jasmin is a graduate of the School of Motion Picture, Television & Recording Arts at Florida State University and the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. While at FSU, she completed work on two award-winning short films – serving as editor and sound designer of ‘Proposal,’ a romantic comedy that was an official selection of Newfest New York, San Francisco’s Frameline Film Festival, and Reeling Chicago; and serving as producer of the short romance ‘My Josephine,’ which screened internationally and took awards at Georgetown Film Festival, Nextframe Film Festival, Short Cuts: Cologne, Germany, Baytowne Film Festival, Independents’ Film Festival, and Columbus International Film Festival, among others.
Jasmin is a Film Curator and Board Member of ActNow Foundation, a nonprofit film and theater organization headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. With ActNow, she has served as a film programmer and producer of New Voices in Black Cinema Festival, which showcases independent films at Brooklyn’s BAMcinématek. She has also served as Screenings Producer of the Black Documentary Collective, which showcases finished films and works-in-progress at the world-renowned Harlem Stage.
Jasmin has covered entertainment for print and online publications including Shadow & Act (indieWIRE) and Cinematiq Magazine, and has worked with film outlets such as the American Black Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Independent Film Week (IFP). She is a member of New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT), Women in the Arts & Media Coalition (WAM), and the New York Urban League. She is a 2012 Fellow in the Guy Hanks & Marvin Miller Screenwriting Program, founded by Drs. Bill and Camille Cosby.