Jacquelyn Mills creates healing films inspired by the natural world.
After graduating from Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in 2008 Jacquelyn was named Canada’s Best New Director (Montréal World Festival), won Best Cinematography (TIFF) and screened at Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent, Cannes 2013.
Jacquelyn’s first documentary “In the Waves” had its world premiere at Visions du Réel 2017, was awarded Best Documentary and Best Edit (FIN), Grand Jury Prize (New Hampshire International Festival), Best Medium Length Documentary (RIDM) and had a release at TIFF’s Lightbox Series.
Jacquelyn has worked as Editor, Director, DOP and Sound Designer on award-winning films for National Film Board of Canada, Grassfire Films, Lisa Pictures, Wapikoni Mobile and GreenGround Productions.
Her current 16mm feature-length documentary “Geographies of Solitude” is supported by Sundance Documentary Fund.