You are here

Jan Krawitz
Documentary Filmmaker and former Director, M.F.A. Program in Documentary Film and Video, Stanford University
Professor in Department of Art & Art History, School of Humanities & Sciences

Jan Krawitz has been independently producing documentary films for thirty years. Her work has been exhibited and awarded at film festivals in the United States and abroad, among them Sundance, Nyon, Edinburgh, Margaret Mead, London, Sydney, Full Frame, South by Southwest (SXSW), Ann Arbor, and the New York Film Festival.  Films directed by Krawitz include Big EnoughIn Harm's WayMirror MirrorDrive-in BluesLittle PeopleP.M.Cotton Candy and Elephant Stuff, and Styx. Jan Krawitz joined the Department of Communication at Stanford University in 1988 after teaching film production and film studies for eight years at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2006, she moved to the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University. Further information about Jan Krawitz and her work is available from her Faculty Profile and her website.