Jocelyn Jansons

Jocelyn is a filmmaker and screenwriter in Santa Fe whose first film, Baby Monitor, is a New Visions/New Mexico Award winner and winner of the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase. Her second film, Lobster, won the Women in Film and Television International Showcase and toured theaters worldwide. Her films have screened at the Taos Shortz, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe Independent Film Festivals. In Los Angeles, Jocelyn was associate producer for Sundance hit, Chuck & Buck, and directed reality television for E! and Essential Entertainment. Her screenplay, Wolf, is a winner of the George RR Martin Screenwriter Award and in 2017, was performed as a staged reading at Mr. Martin’s theater, the Jean Cocteau, starring Forrest Goodluck and Khaliya Kimberlie. Jocelyn plans to direct Wolf as a feature film in New Mexico through her production company, Tree Swing Films. She taught film production for the New Mexico Filmmakers Intensive (NMFI) at the College of Santa Fe and at Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences. Jocelyn is the founder and director of New Mexico Girls Make Movies, a non-profit program under the New Mexico Film Foundation that provides education and opportunity in the film industry to young women ages 12-25. She is a graduate of Brown University, the University of Bologna, Italy, and UCLA extension and a Fulbright Scholar to Latvia, where she is a citizen.