Jenna Suru -President of Jury 2022 Biography
Jenna Suru, Festival Director, Producer, Director, Writer, Actor
Jenna Suru started her career at the Int’l Sales Team of Gaumont, SND (M6 Group), then Canneseries, kickstarting the In Development Forum co-organized with MIP Markets at Cannes’s Palais des Festivals.
In Paris, Suru runs the Paris International Film Festival which recently presented the Int’l Premiere of Kiss The Ground, the environmental documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson, and Cream, Nóra Lakos’s romantic modern tale now streaming on HBO.
Suru’s directorial debut she wrote and directed in partnership with Gibson on a 60s soundtrack is screening this August at Academy-Award Qualifying Cinequest as an Official Selection.
Suru’s work stars A-level talent including The Umbrella Academy star Robert Sheehan and has been sponsored by Canal +, Pathé, France 2, the Northern Ireland Screen, Paris, Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle, Panavision, Zeiss, Gibson, Allianz and BPCE Group.
As an actor, Suru was chosen by Paris City to perform on French National Anthem in their commemorative mini-series at the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.
As a professional keynote speaker, Suru is a regular panelist at Cannes, Sundance and Raindance Film Festivals.
Social media and links:
PIFF website : parisintlfest.com
@jennasurureal on Instagram, Jenna Suru on Facebook, @jennasuru on Twitter
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