Joan Jenkinson

JOAN JENKINSON is a Partner/Producer at ARTEMIS PICTURES which is focused on developing and producing high-end scripted content for television and the cinema, for Canadian and international audiences. She is an accomplished, veteran television executive whose passion is to help storytellers bring their ideas to life.

Before forming Artemis Pictures, Joan was Vice-President of Independent Production for ZoomerMedia Limited, Television Division. She commissioned, developed and executive produced hundreds of hours of award-winning creative content in all genres for VisionTV. Such titles as: SONGS OF FREEDOM, INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO, THE NAKED ARCHEOLOGIST, RABBIT FALL, and SOUL.

Joan spearheaded VisionTV’s ground-breaking DiverseTV initiative which produced award-winning comedy and drama programs and earned her a Visionary Award from the ReelWorld Film Festival.

For five years, Joan served as Executive Director of Women in Film and Television - Toronto (WIFT-T), where she established professional development training and networking opportunities for women in screen-based media.

She has served as a board member for Hot Docs and ReelWorld Film Festival and has been a panellist at the Banff Media Festival, the Canadian Film Centre, Strategic Partners, Hot Docs, ReelWorld, Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC), and others.