Creative Consultant and Filmmaker
Company
Jennifer Treur
Originally training in theatre, television and advertising in NZ, Jennifer migrated to Australia as a permanent resident working as an art / creative director in agencies.
Co-founding creative consultancy, JAM Directions she has written and directed TV commercials, campaigns and video for healthcare, fashion, fitness, government, music artists, festivals and production companies.
With a growing passion for films and filmmaking Jennifer worked for several years with WOW Film Festival NSW until 2012 as a creative direction consultant, creating image, print, ads, website and cinema trailers for the festival and this experience was followed by a contract to do Post Production design and creative consulting for an international feature length medical documentary for Asia Geographic.
Around this time period Jennifer conceived the idea of telling her mother’s story, 'Elena’s War Dance' as an independent production.
To assist her production she studied documentary with a Tom Zubrycki Masterclass and other AFTRS and MetroScreen modules completing an Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media. She has also completed Masterclasses with: Werner Herzog, Ken Burns, Martin Scorsese, David Mamet, Helen Mirren, Hans Zimmer and Ron Howard.
'Elena's War Dance' described by Film Reviewers as;
'very beautiful visually with great music - editing, sound & lighting on point. Great technique!'
'Inspiring, creative and original, touching, brave and honest' Filmcon
'This inspiring documentary, directed by Jennifer Treur, presents Elena’s unbelievable story of survival and hope. Through archive footage, 3d animation, visual effects, music, live-action scenes, and Elena’s interview (now an 85-year-old woman), we enter the early life of Elena and her mother.' Festigious
https://www.jennifertreurproductions.com
WINNER, Best Crime
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Rome International Movie Awards, Sep 2020
WINNER, Best Original Score
Time Stamped 64
Rome International Movie Awards, Sep 2020
WINNER, Best VFX
Time Stamped 64
Rome International Movie Awards, Sep 2020
WINNER, Best Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Rome International Movie Awards, Sep 2020
WINNER, Silver Award, Super Short Film
Time Stamped 64
Hollywood Gold Awards September 2020
Los Angeles
WINNER, Silver Award, Score
Time Stamped 64
Hollywood Gold Awards, September 2020
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Global Film Festival Awards, August 2020
Los Angeles
Honorable Mention, Original Score
Time Stamped 64
Global Film Festival Awards, August 2020
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Festigious Los Angeles Film Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Hon. Mention, Super Short Film
Time Stamped 64
Venice Film Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Best Original Score
Time Stamped 64
Venice Film Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Award of Prestige, Score
Time Stamped 64
Vegas Movie Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Award of Prestige, Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Vegas Movie Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Best Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Around Film Festival Paris (ARFF) August 2020
Paris
WINNER, 2nd Best Director Super Short Film
Time Stamped 64
KIMFF Movie Awards, August 2020
WINNER, 3rd Best Director Super Short Film
Time Stamped 64
PIMFF Movie Awards, August 2020
WINNER, Honorable Mention, Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Top Shorts Film Festival, August 2020
WINNER, Best Director Super Short Film
Time Stamped 64
Florence Film Awards, July 2020
WINNER, Grand Jury Award, Trailer
Time Stamped 64
Oniros Film Awards, July 2020
WINNER, Exceptional Merit [2 Awards]
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Docs Without Borders Film Awards 2020
WINNER, Award of Prestige, Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Vegas Movie Awards, October 2019
Las Vegas
WINNER, Award of Prestige, Best 1st Time Director
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Vegas Movie Awards, October 2019
Las Vegas
WINNER, Award of Prestige, Best Visual Effects
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Vegas Movie Awards, October 2019
Las Vegas
WINNER, Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
FilmCon Awards September 2019
United States
WINNER, Best Inspirational Film
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
FilmCon Awards September 2019
United States
WINNER, Best Indie Filmmaker
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
FilmCon Awards September 2019
United States
NOMINEE (ANNUAL) Best First Time Director, Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Annual Competition 2019
Los Angeles
NOMINEE (ANNUAL) Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Annual Competition 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Indie Filmmaker
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards September 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Inspiring Woman in a Film
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards September 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Sound Design
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards September 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards August 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best First Time Director, Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards August 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Visual Effects
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Festigious Film Festival Awards August 2019
Los Angeles
NOMINEE (ANNUAL) Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Los Angeles Film Awards Annual Competition 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best Indie Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Los Angeles Film Awards August 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Best War Film, Documentary
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Oniros Film Awards ® July 2019
Saint-Vincent, (AO)
Honourable Mention, Documentary Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Oniros Film Awards ® July 2019
Saint-Vincent, (AO)
WINNER, Award of Merit, Women Filmmakers
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Accolade Global Film Awards Competition June-August 2019
La Jolla
WINNER, Best Documentary Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Hollywood Sun Awards July-August 2019
Los Angeles
WINNER, Gold Award, Documentary Feature
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Latitude Film Awards April-May 2019
London
WINNER, Award of Merit, Women Filmmakers
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
TheIndieFest Film Awards March-May 2019
Los Angeles
FINALIST, (Runner-up) Documentary Short
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
LA Edge Film Awards May-June 2019
Los Angeles
FINALIST, Feature Documentary
ELENA'S WAR DANCE
Florence Film Awards June 2019
Florence
Current City
Sydney
Gender
Female
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