Invisible Pictures was built with inclusivity and authenticity at the forefront of our work. Emmy-nominated and Peabody-winning producer Audrey Rosenberg and actor-producer-activist Jess Jacobs, joined forces to launch the company in 2017 as a manifestation of their shared belief in the power of storytelling and its potential to share deep truths and heal fractures between communities on a global scale. Our vision was birthed from the recognition of a desperate need for culture shift toward systemic change.
Jess is co-founder of women-led, New York based production company, Invisible Pictures, whose mission is to develop, finance, and produce film, television, and digital content with a focus on authentic representation, wherein women and underrepresented individuals are at the center of their own stories. At Invisible Pictures, Jess has most recently produced the company’s first short-form series, “Soul City” (2020) and two feature films: BULL (2019) - a film which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019 - and LONG WEEKEND (2020).
She was named one of Real Leaders Magazine's 100 Visionary Leaders (2018) and was the recipient of the 2018 Future is Female Award at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). In 2017, Jess was awarded “Best Ensemble Film” at the San Diego Film Festival and nominated for “Breakthrough Achievement Award” at the Twin Cities Film Festival for her performance in the feature film BUTTERFLY CAUGHT in which she co-starred as a young woman struggling with substance abuse and the darker side of Hollywood
Jess is known for her global philanthropic work, in particular with the Maverick Collective (PSI) where she resourced a behavior change program for girls in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa to ensure greater access to contraception. She has also regularly collaborated with non-profit organizations such as Planned Parenthood, CHANGE, and National Women's Law Center on special projects that advance women’s reproductive rights - most notably, by partnering on the creation of a short film on the Global Gag Rule (Global HER Project, 2019), which Teen Vogue distributed in advance of International Day of the Girl in 2019.
Jess has spoken at conferences such as The UN General Assembly Week, Sundance Film Festival, Women Deliver, BBYO, Elite Conference, among others. Her work has been featured in publications ranging from Variety, Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, ImpactAlpha and Forbes.
In addition to her role at Invisible Pictures, Jess also serves as the Board Chair of Rooftop Films, a New York based non-profit supporting independent filmmakers and community building around film. A San Diego native, Jess currently resides in Brooklyn.
Audrey has been recognized for her passionate commitment to creating systemic change in her business and beyond, and for her belief in storytelling to raise consciousness and promote healing on a global scale. Prior to her work with Invisible, she was Emmy-nominated as Executive Producer along with Steven Soderbergh on the HBO documentary, HIS WAY, and was an Executive Producer on the Emmy-winning HBO documentary BY THE PEOPLE: THE ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA, produced with Edward Norton. Audrey was part of the producing team with Christine Vachon on Douglas McGrath’s INFAMOUS, starring Daniel Craig and Toby Jones. She produced Sean Gullette’s award-winning feature, TRAITORS, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival. Audrey Co-Executive Produced Dawn Porter’s TRAPPED, which won a special jury prize at Sundance for social impact filmmaking. She was consulting producer in charge of the U.S. strategy for Raoul Peck’s multi-award-winning film, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO.
Audrey is a member of the Television Academy, New York Women In Film and Television and the Producers Guild of America. Her first love was theater and she co-founded two companies: The Art Party with Alan Cumming and Nick Phillipou in 2002 and The Fire Dept with Erica Gould and Jessica Blank in 2006. She sits on the board of the Zimbabwean based charity The Soft Foot Alliance. Audrey is a proud New Yorker and is a believer in the magic of healing arts.