2014 ADC Awards, Interactive Jury
HarvardxDesign Conference, speaker


03.14 We're All Storytellers premiers during the Academy Awards

10.13   THIS IS AND IS NOT A FILM  featured on The Verge

9.13   JESS TIME nominated for an Emmy Award

6.11   MUPPETS ROCK OUT IN A G+ HANGOUT premiers during The Voice

4.11   GOOGLE INSTANT WITH BOB DYLAN receives Webby nomination for Online Video.

3.11   GOOGLE INSTANT WITH BOB DYLAN receives Bronze Lion at Cannes.

3.11   EXPLORING E-DENTITY screens at the 99% Conference with speaker, Soraya Darabi.

2.11   Part-time film consultant for GE CMO, Beth Comstock.

1.11   GOOGLE INSTANT WITH BOB DYLAN wins One Show Interactive Silver Pencil.

2.10   Screens work at Bird's Eye View Film Festival in London.

12.09   DROWN IN THE NOW part of PromoNews Best Music Videos of 2009.

8.09   Filmmaker at Google's Creative Lab. 

5.09   DROWN IN THE NOW featured in Stash Magazine's DVD #56.

8.08   Five-screen installation of WATER IS LIFE installed in the new California Academy of Sciences Museum in San Francisco, CA.

7.07   Lead editor at UVPH Design and Production.

5.07   BFA / Honors Graduate in Film and Television, NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

5.07   Honors Graduate in Computer Applications, NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

12.06   Alfred P. Sloan Finalist, Short Film for thesis film PINK SLIP.

5.06   Promoted to a "Creative Genius" to help start the Studio Bar at Apple. 

9.04   Starts college gig – a Mac Specialist at the Apple Store in SoHo.

9.03   Attends New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

3.03  Reserved Grand Champion of York County Science and Engineering Fair.

2.02   Tries to learn Final Cut Pro 3 by reading some books at Borders. Succeeds.

9.01   Tries to learn Final Cut Pro 2 by reading some books at Borders. Fails.

5.01   Attends the 2001 INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair.

3.01   Grand Champion of York Country Science and Engineering Fair.

6.93   Sees JURASSIC PARK for the first time.

8.84   Born in York, PA.


Brillhart at quantum computer company, D-Wave courtesy of Zachary Shedd (the dude that is laughing)

JESSICA BRILLHART is a filmmaker who works at the intersection of science, technology and cinema. She translates difficult scientific concepts by making them artful, entertaining, informative, and inspiring with a particular interest in the relationship between technology and humanity. Brillhart currently works at the Google Creative Lab, where her collaborators include a Google search bar, the Muppets, Saturn (the planet), Bob Dylan, and a quantum computer. Her previous clients include the California Academy of Sciences, the Crystal Method, and GE, among others.

During her career, Brillhart has received numerous accolades including recognition from the Webbys, One Show, ADC Awards, Cannes Lions, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.