Jennifer Fox

Moving Image, 2005

Jennifer Fox is an internationally acclaimed award-winning filmmaker and educator. Her first film Beirut: The Last Home Movie was broadcast in 20 countries, invited to numerous festivals, and won seven international awards including Best Documentary and Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival and the Grand Prize at Cinema Du Reel in Paris. Fox also produced, directed, and shot the award-winning PBS television 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, the Boston Globe, the Daily News, Time Magazine and Time Out Magazine. Fox is one of the subjects of two documentaries on filmmaking, The Heck With Hollywood! and Cinema Verite, Defining The Moment. She teaches at New York University and runs master classes in experimental documentary techniques around the world. She studied writing, marine biology and underwater photography at Johns Hopkins University.