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Jennifer Redfearn

Former Staff and Producer

Jennifer Redfearn has been a producer at MediaStorm since 2010. She produced and directed the 2011 Academy Award nominated film Sun Come Up, a documentary following the relocation of some of the world’s first environmental refugees. She was the recipient of a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Fellowship, and the Jerome Foundation, Chicken and Egg Pictures, and the NYSCA individual artist grants.


Prior to this, for six years she produced programming for media outlets, including PBS, the Discovery Channel, TLC, and for educational distribution. She has field-produced stories from across the states, Central America, the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Papua New Guinea.


She teaches media skills and storytelling at NBC and DCTV, and she has presented her work at over fifteen universities, including New York University, Columbia University, and Skidmore College.


Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.

Rite of Passage by Maggie Steber

When Madje’s dementia proved relentless, her daughter Maggie moved her life to care for her. Maggie documented the liberation from the roles she and her mother had learned to play – a discovery that gave her the mother she always wanted.

Twenties and Money for Y&R

Twenties and Money takes an in depth look at the lifestyle and spending habits of Emma, a 27 year old copy writer living in Connecticut.

Team-Up for Youth for Team-Up for Youth

Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice, films and photographs a young soccer player for Team Up for Youth, an after school sports and mentoring program.

Portraits of Heroes at Home for Sears

Portraits of Heroes at Home follows Pulitzer Prize Winning photojournalist John Moore as he creates portraits of four soldiers, and learns of their harrowing injuries on the battlefield and their remarkable stories of physical and mental recovery.

When the Water Ends for Yale Environment 360

As temperatures rise and water supplies dry up, semi-nomadic tribes along the Kenyan-Ethiopian border increasingly are coming into conflict. When the Water Ends focuses on how the worsening drought will pit groups and nations against one another.

Broken Lines by Martine Fougeron, Richard Kendall, Frank de Ruiter and Simon Schorno

Joe Soll has spent half of his life searching for his birth parents, in the process he uncovered a mystery that’s haunted him for years.

Nine Digits by Gabriela Bulisova, Meredith Davenport and Dominik Baumann

Nine Digits tells the story of Cesar, a young man fighting for U.S. citizenship.

The Amazing Amy by Espen Rasmussen, Terje Bringedal, Torsten Kjellstrand and Finn Ryan

Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City.

Mr. Blues by Mariana Bazo, Benjamin Norman and J. Pinkley

Samuel Hargress Jr. is the owner of Paris Blues bar in Harlem, New York. While experiencing dramatic changes around him, Sam created a timeless place where regulars wear godfather hats, snakeskin leather shoes, and 1940's styled zoot suits.

Exodus by Laurentiu Diaconu-Colintineanu, Natasha Elkington and Leah Thompson

Diana Ortiz spent over half her life in prison for a crime she committed when she was a teenager. Now 45, she has turned her life around and works to help other inmates rebuild their lives. Exodus is her story.

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