Jen Gilomen
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Jen Gilomen is an award-winning documentary director, producer, and cinematographer whose work has garnered a national Emmy® nomination and screened on PBS, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and at film festivals internationally. Her titles include “Unsettled” (Dir. Tom Shepard; Producer/Director of Photography, PBS World Channel, 2020, over 30 awards), “Life on the Line” (with Sally Rubin, PBS, 2014, distributed by New Day Films, UFVA award best short doc), “In My Shoes” (Audience Award, Frameline / distributed by Frameline), and “Deep Down” (with Sally Rubin; Independent Lens, 2010; distributed by New Day Films), which was funded by ITVS and MacArthur Foundation, participated in the U.S. State Department’s American Documentary Showcase, and received an Emmy® nomination in 2011. She is a former Supervising Producer at ITVS, director of independent media at BAVC, board member of Working Films, and media consultant/filmmaker/educator collaborating with hundreds of organizations. Jen is an Associate of the U.C. Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program, Member-Owner of New Day Films, Co-Founder of the Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers, and member of Film Fatales and the Documentary Producers Alliance. Jen was inspired to develop her current projects “Delivering Justice” and “Born for This” after a life-threatening birth experience with multiple complications in late 2018. She lives in San Francisco.

  • Deep Down (Trailer)

    The trailer for Jen's film DEEP DOWN (2010), a documentary that follows a community in Eastern Kentucky facing a mountaintop removal coal mine. From Fine Line Films. See more of Jen's short films and trailers at