Jess, a web designer in Brooklyn, is ecstatic to be the surrogate and egg-donor for her best friend Josh and his husband Aaron. Twelve weeks into the pregnancy, a prenatal test comes back with unexpected results that pose a moral dilemma. As they all consider the best course of action, the relationship between the three friends is put to the test. (photo credits: Tandem Pictures)
Jeremy Hersh is a filmmaker based in New York. His undergraduate thesis film Natives premiered at SXSW in 2013. In 2015, his short Actresses screened at Sundance, SXSW, BamCinemaFest, and The New Orleans Film Festival, where it won the audience award for narrative short. The Surrogate is his first feature.