Filmmaker Bio

Jennifer Fox Jennifer Fox (Director/Co-producer/Cinematographer) is an internationally acclaimed director, producer, camerawoman and educator. Her first film, Beirut: The Last Home Movie won seven international awards, including Best Documentary Film and Best Cinematography at the 1988 Sundance Film Festival and Best Documentary at the 1988 Cinema Du Reel Festival, Paris.

She produced, directed and shot the groundbreaking ten-hour PBS/BBC/ARTE series An American Love Story, which received a Gracie Award for Best Television Series and was named "One of the Top Ten Television Series of 1999" by The New York Times, Time Out, The Boston Globe, Time Magazine and the New York Daily News. Fox also co-produced, directed and shot the Danish co-production/Sundance Channel internationally acclaimed six-part film Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman.

Fox's credits include serving as executive producer of many award-winning films including Love & Diane (POV 2003); On the Ropes; Double Exposure; Cowboys, Lawyers and Indians; Absolutely Safe?; Project Ten: Real Stories From a Free South Africa; and the dramatic feature Upstate. She has consulted on numerous documentaries, including Sundance Grand Prize winner Southern Comfort and the Slamdance Grand Prize winner Stone Reader.

Fox, who was born in Philadelphia and now lives in New York and Zurich, lectures and teaches filmmaking nationally and internationally.