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Joanne Jackson

Long Haul Big Hearts Productions

Joanna Jackson is an award-winning producer who has been the driving force behind numerous compelling and thought-provoking productions over the last 20 years. Feature documentaries include “The Woman Who Loves Giraffes” (2018-19) currently in US release. (Bell Media’s movie network/CRAVE) Distribution: Zeitgeist & KinoLorber, Off the Fence, Kinosmith; and THE MESSENGER (2015-16) a Canada/France co-production, for CBC Nature of Things, documentary channel, ARTE France, Netflix USA, Kino Lorber & ZED) which won accolades including Best Conservation Program at Jackson Hole, a CSA nomination for Best Cinematography, Best of Fest and Best Theatrical Documentary- International at the Wildlife Film Festival; A Hot Docs Top Ten Audience Choice film; Best Environmental Film Prize at Festival de l’Oiseau et de la Nature, Abbeville Cedex /France and the Pariscience Prix Buffon. Other award-winning independent films include “The Big Wait” (2010) and “Long Haul Big Hearts” (2007). Jackson has also worked as an in-house producer for YTV and as a production executive for WTN, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet Canada.

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