JENN PAGE, FILMMAKER
A director with a big heart, a loud laugh, and a hard edge, Jenn is known for being an “actor’s director with a DP’s eye,” she brings the best of both worlds to her work. She graduated Southern Illinois University in 1998 with a degree in Theatre Acting and her focus has been directing since 2007. In the past year, she has directed 4 feature films in varying genres (from romantic comedy to a Cancer drama to a hostage flick to a musical comedy). She’s had the privilege of working with some of Hollywood’s acting royalty, as well.
She also founded her production company Luminave Films with the goal to create great projects for women to star in, produce, direct, and even crew on. She was determined to make a female friendly production company where women could be given free reign to create. Since then, she has produced, written, and/or directed nearly a 100 different pieces of work for, by, and starring women including award-winning and profit earning short films.
After obtaining her degree in theatre performance form Southern Illinois University Edwardsville she earned her wings in New York City acting in independent films. With the intention of furthering her acting career she moved to Los Angeles. She joined the thousands of actors trying to knock doors down to get cast in other peoples’ projects. Shortly after her arrival she decided that the best way to get work was to make her own. She began producing projects for herself and formed her first production company. With that company she created a highly successful film festival consisting of five short films that competed for an audience of over 300 guests including top industry professionals. Her film won the Grand Jury Prize among other honors. Since then she has acted, produced, and/or directed films, music videos, commercials, documentaries, and stage shows.