Runtime: 4 mins 6 sec
Director: Jenna MacMillan
“Two Weeks” from The East Pointers’ album, What We Leave Behind. Video by Jenna MacMillan and Tiny Town productions
DIRECTOR – Jenna MacMillan
Jenna MacMillan is an East Coast director living in Toronto. Her directing achievements include her short film, NOT MY BROTHER (Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax; Au Contraire, Montreal; ScreenIT Film Festival in Queensland, Australia, Award for Best Film).
Jenna is in development with Telefilm Canada for a feature adaptation of NOT MY BROTHER with screenwriter, Blain Watters (SLEEPING GIANT, BETWEEN).
She’s directed music videos with esteemed musical artists (Rose Cousins, The East Pointers, KINLEY, SORREY). She and KINLEY won a 2018 ECMA for Fan’s Choice Video of the Year for MICROPHONE and is now included in the Sexual Education curriculum for junior high school students on PEI. Her short documentaries have been integrated into the PEI health care system to promote abortion access and mental health awareness.
Jenna holds multiple producing credits, including A SMALL FORTUNE (2016 NSI Features First recipient), A BLESSING FROM THE SEA (2016 Harold Greenberg Shorts to Features), and she is the first Canadian producer to be awarded funding from Telefilm’s Talent to Watch Program, the Independent Production Fund, and the Bell Fund for a single digital series, WHARF RATS (2018). She recently received the prestigious DGC Ontario & WIFT Toronto Directing mentorship and is an alumnae of Ryerson University’s Film Production program. Jenna has also been selected for the Women in the Director’s Chair Program (2015), Directed by Women (2016) and the WIFT-T Script Incubator Program (2018). She works as the Director of Production and Development for Northwood Entertainment (ANNE WITH AN E, THE GRIZZLIES).