Films by Filmmaker
Katie Jennings has been an artist and educator for more than 20 years. As a producer and executive producer at KCTSeattle (PBS) her work was broadcast internationally and gathered awards from the National Educational Media Competition, the American Film & Video Festival, American Women in Radio and Television, and Women in Film/Seattle. Her 1995 film about native elder Vi Hilbert's language work Huchoosedah: Traditions of the Heart was broadcast on PBS and the BBC. Since 2001 Katie has overseen video projects at IslandWood, a unique 255-acre outdoor learning center designed to provide exceptional learning experiences and to inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. She produced and directed Teachings of the Tree People: The Work of Bruce Miller for IslandWood. Katie has worked extensively with the Seattle Art Museum, creating short films and video installations for exhibits including Threshold: Preston Singletary's Glass Art and Song Story Speech: Oral Traditions of Puget Sound's First People , and a new project currently in production. Jennings was a founding instructor in the University of Washington Documentary Filmmaking Certificate Program, and has taught at George Washington University, 911 Media Arts and the Seattle Art Institute. She holds a B.A. Cum Laude in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard College.