Jesse Vile is an award-winning American filmmaker based in London. He’s directed and produced films for theatrical release as well as films and series for Netflix, Amazon Studios, ESPN, Discovery and Nat Geo.
Jesse’s debut feature documentary film, 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' , told the story of musician Jason Becker and his lifelong battle with ALS. It was a New York Times Critic's Pick and was theatrically released by Dogwoof for the UK and Kino Lorber for the US.
His follow-up film, 'The Prince of Pennsylvania', told the bizarre story of John du Pont and his Foxcatcher wrestling team. It was produced with Raw for ESPN's 30 for 30 series.
Jesse then went on to direct the feature documentary, 'Gypsy's Revenge' for Investigation Discovery, 'This is Football' for Amazon Prime, and the series 'The Ripper' for Netflix.
He is currently series directing 'Curse of the Chippendales', for Discovery+ and Amazon Prime, which is due for release in autumn 2021.