Jen Gilomen

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Documentary filmmaker and cinematographer Jen Gilomen created the New Day films "Deep Down" and "Life on the Line" with collaborator Sally Rubin.

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.

New Day Films by Jen Gilomen

Awards & Accolades

SFFILM FilmHouse Resident, 2020
New York Cinematography Award, 2019
Associate, UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program, 2018
Award of Merit, first place feature documentary, University Film & Video Association (UFVA), 2012
Emmy nomination, New Approaches to News & Documentary Category, 2011
U.S. State Department's American Documentary Showcase, 2011
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Frameline Film Festival, 2005
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