Christian Jessup

FILMMAKER. COMPOSER. STORYTELLER.

About Christian

Christian Jessup is an award-winning composer for film and visual media.

A graduate of Gardner-Webb University, Jessup has earned numerous accolades for his films and research, including an internship at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions in 2017.

Jessup’s directorial debut, The Dancin’ Bulldogs, was a critical success, earning five awards, including Best Original Score at the Indie Eye Film Awards. His award-winning follow-up, My Great Great Great Uncle Built Churches, further showcased his talent in both directing and composing. He has also composed for other notable films such as Farewell: A Kobe Bryant Documentary, The Legend of King Kong, and Sweaty.

Featured Works

THE DANCIN' BULLDOGS

An award-winning documentary that chronicles the historic journey of the Gardner-Webb University men’s basketball team to their first NCAA Tournament.


MY GREAT GREAT GREAT UNCLE BUILT CHURCHES

This experimental short documentary combines rough footage with Jessup’s innovative score to create a unique exploration of family legacies.

THE LEGEND OF KING KONG

An award-winning docuseries that delves into the cinematic history of King Kong, featuring over 30 interviews with cast, crew and film historians.

Latest News

Faces of Horror nominated for Best Podcast at the 22nd Annual Rondo Awards.

Apr 30, 2024

Christian Jessup announced as composer for Yub-Nub! The Forgotten Ewok Adventures.

Oct 30, 2023

Sweaty, a new short film from Anecdotal Pictures, is released with an original score from Christian Jessup.

Jan 04, 2023

My Great Great Great Uncle Built Churches wins Best Original Score at the IndieEye Film Awards.

Jul 31, 2022

CHRISTIAN JESSUP

jessupcomposition@gmail.com

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