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Jeanette Lam

Director, Cinematographer
Los Angeles, California AF
Available for Freelance


JEANETTE LAM 林筠珮 (she/her) is a Los Angeles based filmmaker, art educator, and community organizer passionate about storytelling as a tool to grow deeper with ourselves and each other. Jeanette’s latest work includes serving as the Program Manager of BLD PWR, an abolitionist nonprofit co-founded by HBO’s Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson, advocating for racial justice and mental wellness in Hollywood and beyond. Jeanette previously worked as the Creative Producer and Lead Educator of Youth FX, a media arts organization designed to teach young people of color from historically marginalized communities technical and creative filmmaking skills. Jeanette published her documentary short film Amplified Voices in PBS Short Film Festival, The Last Hands in Zellige in USA Today, and screened her latest cinepoem A Flower in a Dark Place in Richmond International Film Festival, Docs Without Borders Film Festival, Social Political Film Festival, and NeXt Doc's Decarceration Film Festival. Jeanette is a proud member of NeXt Doc Film Collective, Asian American Documentary Network, Brown Girls Doc Mafia, and the Video Consortium.