Jennifer Holness is an award-winning writer and producer of scripted and factual TV and films. Jen recently co-created the TV drama series SHOOT THE MESSENGER for CBC, and co-wrote and produced the two-part CBC miniseries, GUNS, which won five Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Writing. She also co-created, the thirteen-part comedy series SHE’S THE MAYOR for Vision TV. Her documentary credits include; SPEAKERS FOR THE DEAD (CBC), BADGE OF PRIDE (CBC & PBS), BRICK BY BRICK (OMNI), YIN YIN JADE LOVE (TVO), and DOLORES: THE ART OF ART MODELING (Bravo!). Jen’s feature film producing credits include HOME AGAIN with co-writer and director Sudz Sutherland which won the prestigious PAFF–BAFTA Festival Choice Award and was also nominated for two Canadian Screen Academy Awards. Jen also produced the story for the feature LOVE, SEX AND EATING THE BONES that won 9 festival awards including the Best First Canadian Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for a trifecta of Genies – Best Feature, Best Writing and Best Directing. She is currently developing several feature projects, including the action comedy, OPERATION RED DOG and is also adapting her highly rated, award winning app THE MUSIC BIZ into an animated series.
Tribeca All Access® | 2009