New Faculty Member for Digital Cinema Production

Documentarian Jenny Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Jenny Mackenzie, Ph.D., is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker whose mission is to produce films that promote social change. Her films include KICK LIKE A GIRL, WHERE’S HERBIE? SUGAR BABIES, LEAD WITH LOVE & DYING IN VEIN, THE OPIATE GENERATION, and the 2018 Sundance Film QUIET HEROES. Her films have aired on top broadcast and VOD channels such as HBO, HULU, PBS, and Amazon, and have received praise in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe. Her social impact documentaries have screened at international film festivals and are currently being used by the US State Department to discuss public health and social justice issues worldwide. Jenny’s films have received grant support from Chicken & Egg Films, The Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Fledgling Fund, Artemis Rising, The Larry H. Miller Foundation, and The Eccles Foundation. Jenny teaches the following courses: DGM 1520 (Digital Cinema Production I), DGM 3590 (Documentary I), and DGM 459R (Documentary II).