Head of Production & Development
Jessica Harrop is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker who has dedicated her career to inspiring passion about science through film. She runs development and production for Sandbox Films, sharing responsibility for all project decisions and company strategy and acting as an executive producer for Sandbox Films documentaries. Jessica has produced content for a variety of outlets including Netflix, Showtime, Discovery, National Geographic, and PBS. Her credits include the Netflix documentary series Follow This, James Cameron’s Emmy Award-winning series Years of Living Dangerously, Bill Nye Saves the World, and First in Human. She holds a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology and a Certificate in Theater from Princeton University, where she has been co-teaching an undergraduate film course on communicating climate change.