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Jenni Olson's 16mm essay films have earned awards and acclaim for their uniquely contemplative storytelling style. Jenni's debut feature, The Joy of Life had its world premiere at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and went on to play a pivotal role in renewing debate about the need for a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. Her second film, ... See full bio »

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The Royal Road Producer
The Joy of Life Director
575 Castro St. Producer
Meep Meep! Director


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (17 credits)
 2021 No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2020 Equal (TV Series documentary) (archival producer - 4 episodes)
- Stonewall: From Rebellion to Liberation (2020) ... (archival producer)
- Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good! (2020) ... (archival producer)
- Transgender Pioneers (2020) ... (archival producer)
- The Birth of a Movement (2020) ... (archival producer)
 2020 Disclosure (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2020 A Worm in the Heart (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2019 In nomine Patris (Documentary short) (producer)
 2016 The Freedom to Marry (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 AWOL (consulting producer)
 2015 The Royal Road (Documentary) (producer)
 2013/I Test (executive producer)
 2012 Confessions of a Self-Hating Jew (Documentary) (associate producer)
 2009 575 Castro St. (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 2004 This Way Out (Documentary short) (associate producer)
 2001 By Hook or by Crook (consulting producer)
 1999 The Offering (Short) (associate producer)
 1997 Blow-Up (Short) (producer)
 1996 Jodie: An Icon (TV Movie documentary) (associate producer)
 1991 Levi's 501s Commercial (Short) (producer)
Show Show Director (18 credits)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Actress (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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The most interesting stories are about people not getting what they want.


Graduated from the University of Minnesota. See more »

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