Bio

jillrmJill’s feature doc, “Fight Like A Girl,” is about women using boxing to fight their demons and empower themselves.  It played at several festivals, winning “Best Documentary” at the Other Venice Film Festival, “Best Documentary” at the Artemis Film Festival, and was presented with an award from the World Boxing Council for inspiration, education and courage.   “Fight Like a Girl is available on iTunes, Amazon, Hulu Plus, Vimeo, Google Play, and a host of other places! Jill is currently featured on several rebranding spots for Lifetime’s “Welcome to the Fempire.”

Recently, Jill was a host and producer for Vice’s Broadly about world champion MMA star, Cris Cyborg and co-produced a short doc for Playboy.

Jill’s critically acclaimed documentary film, “Stripped” won awards at festivals, ran theatrically in New York and LA, sold internationally and ran on the Sundance Channel. Other shorts she directed and shot, played festivals such as, AFI, Santa Barbara Film Festival, The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival and the International San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

She worked as a researcher on Davis Guggenheim’s “The Dream Is Now” about immigration reform, and produced/shot “behind the scenes” videos for David La Chapelle and John Byrne and is a proud member of Film Fatales.

Morley wrote and performed the critically acclaimed play, “True Confessions of a Go-Go Girl,” which was published in “The Best Women’s Plays of 1998,” ran Off Broadway for several years, was performed across the country, including the San Francisco’s “Solo Mio Festival;” and was made into a Lifetime Movie of the Week.

A contributing writer to several periodicals including; “The Village Voice,” “Bust Magazine,” and “The New York Press,” she was a producer/correspondent with Michael Moore for “The Awful Truth.” Jill also produced radio documentaries for NPR’s “This American Life” and “The World.” Her short stories and monologues are published in several anthologies, including “True Tales of Lust and Love,” “Everything You Know About Sex is Wrong,” “Ho’s Hookers, Call Girls & Rent Boys,” and “Honey On a Razor,” Jill is honored to have her monologues published in several monologue collections by Gerald Lee Ratliff along with Arthur Miller, Steve Martin, David Hare,and Wendy Wasserstein.   She is also the 2015 Masters 106lb National Golden Glove Champion!

Shooting Ninjas Productions is Jill’s production company.  Shooting Ninjas specializes in humanistic documentary style promotional videos for businesses. Some clients are Kiehls, Activision, Gerber, Avon, The US Marine Corps, Mercedes, Time Magazine, and the government of Philadelphia.