Jen Gilomen, Co-Director and Cinematographer of New Day titles Deep Down and Life on the Line, is an independent filmmaker and media consultant specializing in documentary features, short form and interactive documentary content. She currently runs her own production company, producing and creating content for nonprofit organizations and companies.
In 2015-16, Jen acted as a Supervising Producer at the Independent Television Service (ITVS), where she oversaw a portfolio of feature documentaries for public television. Prior to joining ITVS, Jen was Director of Independent Media at the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC), where she developed innovative national initiatives for public media production, distribution, education, and collaboration, and led the public access television station for the City of San Francisco. She has acted as a strategic, technical, and creative advisor for nearly one hundred independent producers and nonprofit organizations, managed programs for community media and innovation, and produced nationally and internationally distributed films.
Films by Jen Gilomen
Life on the Line follows a year in the life of 11-year-old Kimberly Torrez as she and her family await the visa that will allow them to return to the United States after unforeseen circumstances trap them in the border-town of Nogales, Mexico.
Two friends find themselves on opposite sides of a battle over a mountaintop removal coal mine.