Jennifer Grausman


Jennifer Grausman directed and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary, PRESSURE COOKER (Participant Media). The film garnered awards from festivals across the country including a Special Jury Commendation at the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival, and Best Documentary at the 2009 Philadelphia Film Festival. It opened theatrically before being broadcast on BET. Currently Co-Director of The Screenwriters Colony, Grausman also co-produced Eric Mendelsohn’s feature, 3 BACKYARDS (2009), which won Best Director at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Previously, she produced six short films, including Suzi Yoonessi’s DEAR LEMON LIMA (2007 Los Angeles Film Festival), and Joan Stein’s SOLIDARITY (2005 New York Film Festival). A graduate of the MFA film program at Columbia University, Grausman was honored with the 2005 Best Producer Award. Prior to graduate school, she was the Manager of Exhibition and Film Funding at The Museum of Modern Art. She earned her BFA in Art History at Duke University.