began her writing career covering the music scene for Spin magazine and MTV News. Her love of music and film led to directing music videos, most prominently Queen Latifah
's Fly Girl, which won Bendinger a 1991 Billboard magazine award for Best Director (Rap).
She went on to write for the hit French TV series Sou Le Soliel, and later wrote the screenplay for the popular teen movie comedy Bring It On, which she also co-produced.
Bendinger also co-wrote The Truth About Charlie, Jonathan Demme's feature remake of the romantic-thriller Charade, and recently co-wrote the romantic comedy First Daughter, starring Katie Holmes.
The writer also worked as a creative consultant on HBO's award-winning comedy Sex and the City.
Bendinger will next write and direct the Disney feature Stick It, a comedy about a rebellious gymnast.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Jessica Bendinger Facts
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