Jasmine Rao is a New York-based filmmaker with a focus on producing and editing. She grew up taking pictures, winning awards for her work in photojournalism. In college, she transitioned to film and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Film and Media Arts from American University.
Shortly after graduating, Jasmine produced work for DC-based film production company Nomadic Wax and National Geographic. After moving to NYC, she worked on independent feature films, web series, commercials and event films. One recent film she helped edit, psychological thriller Mirror Game starring Parvin Dabas, released on Netflix in 2017. She has also produced her own web series', music videos and short films. One of her fiction shorts, Switch, won American University's Visions award for outstanding Alumni FIlm. She continues to work in narrative fiction, documentary, event and commercial.
Jasmine can take a project from conception to fine cut, producing entertaining, design-driven media with a clear/fluid story. She is well versed in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop with a solid foundation in After Effects. She is a strong story editor who does color correction as well as sound sweetening. Contact her to bring your stories to screen!