Jennifer Arnold is an Emmy nominated director working in both narrative and documentary formats. She grew up in Santa Barbara, California and began world traveling at age 16. She attended University of Nairobi in Kenya and has worked on projects in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Jennifer is the winner of the Humanitas prize, a NAMIC Vision Award and the Adrienne Shelly Director’s Award among others. Her projects have premiered at prestigious festivals, including four separate appearances at Sundance. She’s been an advisor at Film Independent, Sundance and CNEX and has presented story workshops in the US, Kenya, Taiwan and China. Her directing credits include acclaimed feature documentaries A Small Act (HBO), The Diplomat (ESPN) and Tig (Netflix). She also directed the documentary portion of Glee: The 3D Concert (Fox), American Mullet (Palm Pictures), Thicker Than Water (ESPN), Where The Girls Are and narrative short Maid of Honor (HBO) as well as several online series for Geek & Sundry. She recently completed a feature comedy entitled Fat Camp with Chris Redd, Vivica A. Fox and Mel Rodriguez and participated in the Fox Global Directors Initiative at Fox Studios. She still travels the world, but her home base is Los Angeles.