Festival Year: 2023, 2022

Jesse Roesler

Roles: Director

Jesse Roesler is an Emmy and James Beard award-winning filmmaker whose work has moved millions via SXSW, The Travel Channel and The New York Times. His debut feature film The Starfish Throwers was named “The Most Heartwarming Film of the Year” by The Huffington Post. He believes storytelling has the power to inspire immense positive change and speaks frequently on the topic to corporations, nonprofits, and his Boston Terrier JB (great test audience). He currently resides in Minneapolis with his wife and son where he is Principal and Creative Director at the creative content studio Credo Nonfiction.


Festival Year: 2023, 2022


Breaking Trail

(US, 2021, 30min)
Director: Jesse Roesler