Jeff Rector movie list

Jeff is an award-winning writer, director, producer and working actor with over 150 Television & Film credits to date. In addition. Jeff is the Artistic Director for the Burbank International Film Festival, a non-profit organization that supports, showcases and honors independent filmmakers from around the world for over 10 years. Through his strong ties and community service in the "Media Capitol of the World", Jeff was elected by the Burbank City Council to serve on the board of the Burbank Cultural Arts Commission. In addition, Jeff served on the Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council for five years and supports such charitable organizations as The American Heart Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, The Burbank Police Officers Organization, The Boys and Girls Club and The Frontline Foundation which feeds the homeless on skid row to name just a few. Jeff also enjoys singing Karaoke and performing stand-up comedy at venues across the nation including "The Comedy Store", "The Improv", "The Laugh Factory" (LA), "Caroline's", "New York Stand-up" (NYC) and "The Joint" at The Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. Jeff was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. His family then relocated to Tarzana California where he graduated from Taft High School in the San Fernando Valley. After graduation, Jeff went to Valley College and then transferred to Moorpark College where he earned an Associate of Arts degree. While at Moorpark College, Jeff starred in several theatrical productions and learned how to write, direct, produce and edit as a telecommunications major. Jeff was then recruited by the schools intercollegiate Speech Team and became a State and National Speech Champion. In 2017, (with his award-winning speech background), Jeff thought it would be fun to join Toastmasters International (Speech Organization) and started competing in their International Speech contests. His very first year, Jeff became the District 52 Speech Champion in the "Table Topics" category and in 2021 took second place in the humorous "Tall Tales" category out of hundreds of speakers. Jeff is extremely grateful to his loving parents, Joan and Harlan who have always encouraged and supported him with his goals and dreams from the very beginning.