This is my interview with Jia Wertz.
Jia is a documentary filmmaker and a featured writer for Forbes, she is also the founder and fashion designer of Studio 15,which is a socially responsible fashion brand. After leaving behind a 15-year career in the corporate fashion world, she started a company that focuses on doing good and supporting women. It’s Studio 15’s mission to promote and collaborate with other female-owned businesses and to support female entrepreneurs in developing countries through a partnership with Kleos MFG, a non-profit organization.
Jia is from Calgary, Alberta and currently lives in New York City with her husband and son. She is a graduate of New York Film Academy. “Conviction” is her debut film.
Conviction (2002) is a short documentary about the wrongful arrest, conviction and eventual exoneration of Jeffrey Deskovic. Who was only 17 when he began a 15 to life sentence. Jeffrey served 16 years before he was exonerated by dna evidence that was already known but failed to be brought into evidence.
Conviction (2002) is available to stream for free on Amazon Prime. Please watch and rate it!
More information ca be found at www.jiawertz.com
Jia can also be found on Instagram: @jiadocs as well as Twitter @JiaWertz
Check out www.deskovicfoundation.org
Music: intro- Joeythehulk on Soundcloud
outro- Despacio by Allen Orrante on Soundcloud
THANK YOU EVERYONE!
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