JENNIFER REDFEARN IS THE DIRECTOR OF THE DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM AT BERKELEY JOURNALISM
Jennifer Redfearn is the head of the Documentary Program at Berkeley Journalism, where she leads and mentors incredibly talented graduate students.
Each year Jennifer supervises the production of up to eight 25-minute films. She guides students to create visually powerful work rooted in the foundations of journalism, providing them with the tools to make valuable contributions to culture. She’s passionate about mentoring emerging filmmakers and incredibly proud of her students’ achievements. The New Yorker, LA Times, and POV have published her students’ projects, several of which have won awards, including the Student Academy Award.
Jennifer has also led dozens of workshops for organizations such as MediaStorm, NBC, and DCTV. Highlights include producing immersive workshops with MediaStorm, where she collaborated with photojournalists transitioning to video and bringing U.S. and Cuban students together to team on projects through NYU’s documentary program in Havana.