As a Canadian screenwriter and emerging director, Jennifer learned the showbiz and screenwriting ropes working with many Canadian and international screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers. She has worked on multiple shorts, features and television in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal, occupying a variety of roles, from producer to background actor. Jennifer also worked as a writer’s assistant for four years for a prominent Canadian screenwriter turned narrative designer in the gaming industry
Jennifer’s first professional short film “death isn’t the same anymore” was produced through the SAW Video Jumpstart Mentorship. The film had its US Premiere in Beverly Hills at the Lady Filmmakers Festival where it received the Festival Director’s Award. She had previously participated in the festival’s Script-to-Screen program as a finalist, and optioned her script “Minerva’s War” to Lucky Bag Films.
Jennifer has extensive experience in cyber security, policy and strategic planning as a former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.