Jenny Carchman has been making award-winning documentaries for both theatrical release and broadcast television for PBS’s FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, POV, CNN, SHOWTIME and HBO. She has produced several documentary films for Academy-Award winning director, Martin Scorsese (Public Speaking, George Harrison: Living in the Material World) and directed HBO’s documentary One Nation Under Dog, which was the winner of the Television Academy Honors Award for “Television with a Conscious”. Jenny produced the documentary KOCH on Ed Koch, the former mayor of New York City, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, a feature documentary about Jane Jacobs, and Long Strange Trip, a six-part documentary series about the Grateful Dead. She directed, Enlighten Us, a film for CNN Films about a motivational speaker who went to prison after leading a deadly retreat and she is the producer and co- director of The Fourth Estate, a four-part series for Showtime about The New York Times' coverage of President Trump's first year in office.
Recent Posts by Jenny Carchman
- April 11, 2018 by Neil Barsky, Jenny Carchman, Dawn Ostroff, David Remnick, Participant Media, Lindsey Megrue, Seth Bomse, Marley Cogan, Scott Morgan, David Jacobson
Employing the highest standards of video production, “We Are Witnesses” captures the enormity of the jail-court-prison complex, while keeping an intense focus on the individual lives affected and provoking dialogue around criminal justice reform. Judges praised its “innovative” approach to storytelling, exploring “multifaceted trauma” from “many different angles,” and “refusing cliché at every level.” The series was created by The Marshall Project in partnership with Participant Media, The New Yorker, and Condé Nast Entertainment, and ran on both The Marshall Project and The New Yorker websites.
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