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War Game

Jesse Moss


Co-director, War Game

Jesse Moss co-directed Girls State and Boys State with Amanda McBaine. Boys State won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and the 2021 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary and was shortlisted for the Academy Award. It was released by Apple and A24. Barack Obama included Boys State on his list of favorite movies of 2020. Moss’s film The Mission, also co-directed with Amanda McBaine, premiered at the 2023 Telluride Film Festival and is currently in theaters in the United States and the UK, via National Geographic Documentary Films. He also directed The Overnighters, which won the Special Jury Prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, was shortlisted for the Academy Award, and released by Drafthouse Films and Netflix. He has twice been nominated by the DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. His past work with Netflix includes The Family, a 5-part series, and Payday, an episode of the Dirty Money series. In 2008, he co-directed Full Battle Rattle with Tony Gerber, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize at SXSW.