Jenny Slattery

Development Director

Jenny Slattery is the Director of Development at BAVC Media, where she leads the Development Team to sustain and grow BAVC’s community of funders. She is also the Co-Founder of Early Bird Films, which was created to advance promising films in the development stage through consultation with independent documentary and narrative filmmakers. Previously, Jenny was the Associate Director of Foundations and Artist Development at SFFILM, where she led foundation and government fundraising for the organization and collaborated with her Artist Development colleagues to launch and sustain new granting, fellowship, and residency programs. She has also worked independently as an artist development, organizational effectiveness, and fundraising consultant, providing guidance and support to independent filmmakers and organizations that include SFFILM, ITVS, Group Nine Media, The Nocturnists, Film Fatales, Kartemquin Films, OneGoal, I AM ALS, NatureBridge, and Peer Health Exchange’s Boston, Chicago, and New York chapters. She currently serves as a Creative Advisor for SFFILM’s FilmHouse residency program and as a consulting producer on two documentary feature projects in production.