Jennifer Holness

Jennifer Holness

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program, Tribeca All Access, Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

Completion Year

1999, 2000, 2009, 2014

Current Information

Current Company

Hungry Eyes Film & Television Inc.

Current Title

President & Co-Founder

Biography

Jennifer Holness is an award-winning writer and producer. Her latest feature film project, HOME AGAIN, with co-writer and director Sudz Sutherland was released in theatres March 2013. The film stars Tatyana Ali, Lyriq Bent and CCH Pounder and recently won the prestigious PAFF –BAFTA Festival Choice Award. Jen’s first feature, LOVE, SEX, AND EATING THE BONES won 9 festival awards including the Best First Feature at TIFF 2003. She is currently developing two feature projects, the action-comedy COLOUR BLIND and the crime comedy, OPERATION RED DOG

On the TV side Jennifer’s two-part CBC miniseries, Guns, staring Elisha Cuthbert and Colm Feore won five Geminis’ including a best writing award for Jen. She also co-created and produced the thirteen-part comedy series She’s The Mayor for VisionTV. Jen is currently writing the TV series Shoot The Messenger for CBC about cops and journalists.

She has also produced numerous documentaries, including; SPEAKERS FOR THE DEAD (CBC), BADGE OF PRIDE(CBC & PBS), BRICK BY BRICK (Omni), YIN YIN JADE LOVE (TVO), and DOLORES: ART OF AN ART MODELING (Bravo!). Tesla’s Children: Fringe Scientist is her recent four-part documentary series that is being produced with Vision TV.

Jen is also working on several digital projects including adapting her highly rated, award-winning app The Music Biz into an animated series.

Hungry Eyes Film & Television is a dynamic production company that makes compelling, powerful film and television. Founded by Jen Holness and Sudz Sutherland, they deliver award-­winning feature films, television programs and digital media.