Collaborative Fellow 2010
Jolene Pinder is a staff producer at Arts Engine, a non-profit that supports, produces, and distributes independent media of consequence. At Arts Engine, she is currently producing Asexuality: The Making of a Movement. She served as Associate Producer for Outreach and Distribution on Arts Engine’s latest releases, Arctic Son and Election Day (POV 2007 and 2008). Jolene co-directed (with Sarah Zaman) the film Bismillah. Bismillah was a finalist for the International Documentary Association’s David Wolper Award, won first place at the 2008 Student Emmys and was the recipient of a CINE Golden Eagle Award. Jolene has a background in marketing, sponsorship and graphic design in a variety of non-profit settings–consumer rights, education reform, gender equity and most recently, in public broadcasting at WGBH. She graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Chicago and holds a Masters in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida’s Documentary Institute.