Jen Muranetz
⇀ Visual Storyteller

About Jen Muranetz

About Jen Muranetz, visual storyteller, documentary filmmaker and collective housing advocate.

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– Jen Muranetz is a visual storyteller and documentary filmmaker living on unceded Coast Salish territory.

 

CURRENTLY WORKING ON:
what about our future? – 20-min character-driven film about the vancouver youth climate strikers.

 

AWARDS/achievements:
⇀ Recipient, 2018 Banff World Media Festival Diversity of Voices FellowshIP
⇀ Participant, 2017 Vancouver 30network
⇀ Nominee, 2014 Leo Award for 'Best screenwriting' in 'information or lifestyle series'

 

published/broadcasted IN:
Shaw TV
Simon Fraser University
alive Magazine
VICE Canada
Collective Evolution
Modern Agriculture
Daily Hive
+ more


in the media:
⇀ The Province - Video journalist secures $10K grant to produce Vancouver co-housing documentary
⇀ Vancouver Sun - Could collective living be the answer to Vancouver's housing crisis?
⇀ Vancouver Sun - Vancouver video journalist shoots for $10K grant with collective housing project 

Jen Muranetz is a multidisciplinary documentary filmmaker and visual storyteller residing on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, in the place now known as Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Jen has more than nine years’ experience creating dynamic, newsworthy content that is visually delicious. She is a producer, reporter, camera operator and editor, having been involved in the creation of hundreds of videos for broadcast, film and independent clients.

Her recent documentary films include Lost Nation Road (2019, Producer), Better Together (2017, Director), and is currently in production for the forthcoming film What About Our Future? (Producer). Her work has been published and broadcasted on Shaw TV, VICE Canada, alive Magazine, Modern Agriculture, Zoomin.TV and Daily Hive. Some of her previous clients include Enchanted Expeditions, Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.

Jen is also the co-founder of Estoria Productions, a boutique video production company with an emphasis on people-focused storytelling. Under this platform, Jen is commissioned to create family legacy films, entrepreneur video bios and mini-documentaries.