Zohe Film Productions was formed in 1981 by Jennifer Fox to create innovative documentaries. Jennifer Fox is an internationally acclaimed, award winning producer/director and educator. Directing, producing, shooting and consulting on documentaries around the world, she has endeavored to expand the boundaries of documentary filmmaking with films that address political subjects in unusually intimate ways. Her work forges subtle new aesthetics and narrative strategies in the documentary tradition. She has been foremost in encouraging young documentary makers to experiment with personal language and to shoot their own films.
Jennifer has Executive Produced, Produced, Directed and shot series and feature length films that have reached audiences numbering in the millions. These films were featured in national prime time broadcasts on networks such as PBS, the BBC, ARTE, and in Demark, Finland, Israel, Japan, Argentina, Canada, Spain and more than 13 other countries. Her work has been shown at the most prestigious film festivals in the world including the Berlin Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, and the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA). Cumulatively, Jennifer’s films have won numerous awards in the United States and around the world, including a Gracie Award for Best Series, four prizes at the Sundance Film Festival, and the Grand Prize at Cinema Du Reel, in Paris.
Over the years, Jennifer has taught filmmaking at New York University, School of Visual Arts, and Film Video Arts in New York City. She lectures internationally and runs unique 1 – 10 day master classes and workshops in documentary directing, shooting, and producing around the world. She designed a yearlong documentary training program in South Africa for the South African Broadcasting Company (SABC) and the Maurits Binger Institute in the Netherlands that resulted in the creation of 13 documentaries that aired on SABC in 2003 and played at festivals internationally. She is currently a Lead Trainer at the 18 month Documentary Training program at the Binger Lab in Amsterdam.
While Zohe Film Productions will continue to make innovative documentary films, the company has begun to focus on developing fiction and fiction-documentary hybrid stories. Currently in development are a new fiction half-hour television series and a cutting edge fiction-documentary hybrid feature film. This year, Zohe Films Executive Produced it’s first independent fiction film. More to follow.