After two years in London, Jeanney moved to New York City to become the in-house production manager for another British commercials company, Beechurst Film Productions.
En route to graduate school, Jeanney was offered an opportunity by Michael. Apted --a feature director, documentarian and part owner of Beechurst, to work in feature film and documentaries. Jeanney's first film with Mr. Apted was BLINK for New Line Cinema.
Over the course of her 11 year association with Apted, in addition to script development duties, Jeanney earned her first associate producer's credit in 1996 on Apted's Extreme Measures a Castle Rock Entertainment release starring Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker. She also served as associate producer on Always Outnumbered an HBO production starring Laurence Fishburne and on Enigma starring Kate Winslet and Dougray Scott for Intermedia Films in 2001.
Jeanney produced the digital video short It's a Shame About Ray with writer-director Ajay Sahgal. The short film appeared in numerous film festivals and won the Audience Award at the 2001 RESFEST.
Currently she and Mr. Apted are developing several feature film projects. She is also developing UP PHILLIPS DOWN MAIN with Academy Award winning shorts director Barbara Schock.
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