Film Fatales
Jennifer Steinman
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Jennifer Steinman is an award-winning Director, Producer and Editor with over 20 years of experience in film and television. She is currently directing a feature documentary on the legendary Latina percussionist, SHEILA E., and is producing TIME FOR ILHAN, which chronicles the dramatic political campaign of Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali Muslim woman elected to office in America.

Jennifer's most recent feature film, DESERT RUNNERS, screened to sold-out audiences at IDFA and was named by the Huffington Post as one of "The Top 10 Documentaries of 2013."  It was selected "Best of the Fest" at Edinburgh International Film Festival, won the Audience Awards at both Vancouver International and The Hamptons International Film Festivals, and was released worldwide in over 20 countries. Jennifer's feature directorial debut, MOTHERLAND, had its world premiere and won an Audience Award at SXSW in 2009. The film went on to win several other best-of-festival awards and was voted by fans to return to SXSW in 2012 for a “Best of the Festival” Encore Screening. 

As an editor, Jennifer’s films have been accepted into many major film festivals including Tribeca, Rotterdam, and Sundance. She has won several awards, and has been nominated for an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing.

Selected Works

  • Desert Runners (Trailer)