Originally from Washington, DC, Jenny earned her MFA in Film Production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts where she won a coveted directing scholarship and focused on writing, directing, and producing scripted and documentary films. Jenny’s latest short film that she wrote and directed, ACID TEST, is currently in festivals including BendFilm Festival in Oregon, Austin Film Festival, Snowdance in Germany, Bechdel Film Festival and was recently selected for the 2018 Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) Shortcase. Other recent shorts include writing/directing SISTERS (2016 WIFTI Shortcase) and producing MEGGAN’S JOURNEY (2017 Boomtown Festival) and NEXT EXIT (2017 Maryland Film Festival). Past credits include producing on the feature THE PREACHER’S DAUGHTER (2013) and the feature documentary THE CUTTING EDGE: THE MAGIC OF MOVIE EDITING (2004). A former Program Coordinator for Houston’s Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), a 41-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to emerging filmmakers, Jenny now teaches scripted and documentary production at Houston Community College’s Filmmaking Program and Screenwriting at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA). She’s currently developing ACID TEST into a feature film as well as a feature based on a woman’s fight against City Hall in Baytown in the 1990’s. Learn more at jennywaldo.com.
The Preacher's Daughter, The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing