Jenny Cartwright is an award-winning director, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the critically acclaimed documentaries ‘The Invisible Children’ and ‘The War on Drugs’.
Cartwright was born and raised in London, England. She graduated from the University of East Anglia with a degree in Media Studies and Film Production. She began her professional career working for the BBC as a production assistant. Through her work at the BBC, she developed an interest in documentary filmmaking.
Cartwright then moved to Los Angeles, where she worked as a freelance director on several short films. In 2011, she made her feature-length debut with the documentary ‘The Invisible Children’. The film follows the story of a group of orphans living in Uganda, and catapulted Cartwright to fame. The film was nominated for an Academy Award, and won several awards at film festivals around the world.
In 2014, Cartwright released her second documentary, ‘The War on Drugs’. The film explores the various social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of the illegal drug trade in Mexico. It was an international success and was nominated for several awards.
In 2016, Cartwright directed the feature film ‘Bluebird’. The film follows a woman’s journey from London to Los Angeles as she searches for meaning in her life. It was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for several awards.
Most recently, Cartwright directed the Netflix original series ‘Maude’. The series tells the story of a woman trying to make her way in Hollywood. It was a critical success, and was nominated for several awards.
Cartwright is an accomplished director and storyteller. She has earned a reputation as a filmmaker who is able to tell compelling stories in a unique and captivating way. Her films have been seen by millions of people around the world, and her work continues to inspire and entertain.