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Jasmine McGlade is a writer, director, and producer who graduated from Harvard University. Jasmine's latest film, which she wrote and will direct, is a feature called Fencer produced by basketball legend LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Spencer Beighley, et al. at The SpringHill Company, along with Nicholas Hoult and Whitaker Lader of Dead Duck Films. Tennis champion Naomi Osaka of Hana Kuma is executive producing. The film stars KiKi Layne (If Beale Street Could Talk) and Nicholas Hoult (The Great, The Menu). 

Jasmine was an executive producer on La La Land starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, which was nominated for 14 Academy Awards®La La Land won six Oscars® and seven Golden Globes. Jasmine was also a key figure in the development and production of Damien Chazelle's Oscar®-winning film Whiplash. McGlade and Chazelle worked together creatively for ten years on a variety of projects, including writer-for-hire jobs and original screenplays they co-wrote. At just twenty years old, McGlade produced Chazelle's award-winning feature-length jazz musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench. Critically acclaimed, it was named one of the best films of the year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice, Film Comment, Time Out New York, and more

Jasmine's passion for music led her to direct music videos. She has directed music videos for Atlantic Records, Dualtone, and Yep Roc Records, including recent videos for GRAMMY-nominated artist Gregory Alan Isakov, Max, Nolan Taylor, Jobi Riccio, and The Bones of J.R. Jones.

Her feature-length directorial debut was an award-winning independent film called Maria My Love, which she wrote, directed, and produced, starring Independent Spirit Award nominee Judy Marte (Raising Victor Vargas) and Golden Globe winner and Oscar® nominee Karen Black (Five Easy Pieces). The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival to rave reviews and was distributed the following year.




As an athlete, Jasmine is known as a champion fencer and NCAA All-American athlete. She has won the Junior Olympics, competed for the U.S. in multiple World Championships (Cadet and Junior), and has a variety of national and international gold medals under her belt. Jasmine was the No. 1 ranked U.S. women's epee fencer as a cadet and junior, and has been a top-five senior. She has earned numerous senior, junior, cadet, and youth medals from U.S. National Championships, North American Cups, and Summer Nationals. Jasmine has trained at the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs as a fencer, as well as an official training partner to the US Modern Pentathlon team. While at Harvard she helped her team win the NCAA Championship title, the first in Harvard fencing history. 

Passionate about social justice, spirituality, and mental health, Jasmine's volunteer work has focused especially on DEI initiatives, LGBTQIA  & women's rights, and the arts. She currently serves on the board of nonprofit Circuit Arts, as well as the board of Harvard Fencing. 

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