Jessica Han (she/her/hers) is a lighting designer, theatre technician, production/ stage manager, and filmmaker currently splitting her time between the unceded traditional and ancestral homelands of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations (known as Vancouver, BC), and Taiwan.

She obtained a BFA from Simon Fraser University with a major in film production and a minor in theatre production in 2011. Jessica is the 2018 recipient of the Larisa Fayad Memorial Award in Lighting Design and Technical Direction; presented biennially by the Vancouver International Dance Festival.

Jessica is currently the technical director of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and the Vancouver International Children’s Festival for the 2024 season. Some of the companies she has collaborated with since she started her career include KW Studios, Kokoro Dance, Out Innerspace Dance Theatre, Co. ERASGA, rice and beans theatre, and Company 605. She also worked with Gerald King as an Assistant Lighting Designer for Vancouver Opera’s production of Faust in April 2019.

In the film world, Jessica premiered 3 independent productions in 2022. These include working as director of photography and editor on Do you mind if I sit here? in process: a documentary, AGNI, and Limb(e)s. Her short action comedy Bill, Please! (2011) has travelled to 15 film festivals across the world and garnered five awards. Jessica has worked as assistant director, production manager, camera operator, camera assistant, boom operator, sound recordist and grip on many independent film sets.

When she is not working on a project, she likes to play and sing tunes on the guitar, piece jigsaw puzzles together, and play board games. On nice days out, you can find her biking through the streets, at the park drinking beers, or soaking up some Vitamin D at the beach.