Jennifer Grausman
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Jennifer Grausman directed and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary ART AND CRAFT, which was shortlisted for the Academy Awards and was one of the National Board of Review's Top 5 Documentaries. Art and Craft opened theatrically across the country, as well as in France and Japan, and was broadcast on PBS via POV. Previously she directed and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary PRESSURE COOKER, which was executive produced by Participant Media and garnered awards from festivals around the country before opening theatrically and being broadcast on BET.

Grausman is currently directing and producing a documentary about a female private investigator and is a consulting producer on the A24 documentary series, INSTANT LIFE which premiered at Sundance 2022, and explores the stranger-than-fiction story behind the Amazing Life Sea Monkeys novelty toy. Previously, she was a consulting producer on the feature documentary HALSTON for CNN and she co-produced the narrative feature film 3 BACKYARDS, which won Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival.

In addition, Grausman acted as co-director of Almanack Screenwriters in Nantucket, MA from 2010 to 2012. Prior to receiving her MFA from the film program at Columbia University, she was the manager of exhibition and film funding at The Museum of Modern Art. She earned her BA in art history at Duke University.