Jenni Morello is a Documentary Cinematographer and Filmmaker, born and raised in Norwich, CT. Her Director of Photography credits include "One of Us" a film by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing and the Lifetime series "Her America". She has also contributed to many noted feature documentaries including Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, Itzhak and What Happened, Miss Simone? In 2012, she directed Sesame Street's; Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce. Jenni's documentary work has taken her to Morocco, Haiti, Egypt, Somaliland, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Ghana, India, Burkina Faso, Liberia, South Sudan, Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin and South America. Films Jenni has shot have screened on PBS, HBO, Showtime, Discovery, Netflix and have been supported by Sundance, ITVS, and Ford Foundation. Non-profit clients include: Human Rights Watch, UNHCR, International Rescue Committee, CARE and PSI.
She served in Peace Corps Morocco and received a BA in Fine Arts+Art History from Fordham University, and a MFA in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts. Jenni is based in Brooklyn, NY.