Jess Bartlett is an award-winning writer/producer based in South West England. She has produced over 10 short films including two BBC Arts and Creative Arts Council England commissioned projects, along with award-winning spooky shorts 'Time Out' (2020), 'Stagnant' (2020), 'Wither' (2019) and critically-acclaimed musical 'Dearly Departed' (2018).

In 2021, Jess earned her first professional writing credit on the horror TV series 'The Haunted Museum' (2021) produced by Eli Roth, and presented by Zak Bagans. Her episode 'Monster in the Machine' co-written with Ethan Evans is available to watch now on Discovery+.


Since then, one of Jess and Ethan's short horror scripts 'Pegs' has won the Clubhouse Horror Anthology competition - a prestigious scriptwriting contest that commissions the final ten scripts to be made into short films as part of their second feature anthology. 


Jess worked as an Assistant Producer/Post Production Coordinator at Calling The Shots until April 2021 and recently completed the BFI New Producers Lab in November 2020.


As a Production Company Director at Terror Arcade, Jess is currently in development for multiple projects, including early development of their debut feature film. Their latest short 'Time Out' went viral online, accumulating over 15+ million views across platforms. Another one of Terror Arcade's recent successes materialised with lockdown short horror film 'Stagnant' created with Ethan Evans on a £0 budget, which won Arrow Video and Celluloid Scream’s ‘Audience Award’ in 2020 and can be found on Arrow Player in the US, UK and CA.


Jess graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in 2018 with a First Class Honours Degree in Film Production with an additional 'School of Media Annual Creativity Prize'.