Talent Guide

Jenny Deller

  • Discipline:Director, Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2010, Grants and Awards 2010, Producing Lab 2009, Screenwriting Lab 2009


Jenny Deller is a writer, director and producer living in Philadelphia. Her debut feature, Future Weather, stars Amy Madigan, Lili Taylor, Bill Sadler, Marin Ireland and newcomer Perla Haney-Jardine, who played the unforgettable BB Kiddo in Kill Bill Vol. 2. Future Weather, received the 2009 Showtime Tony Cox Award for Best Screenplay from the Nantucket Film Festival as well as three grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: the Tribeca Film Institute Development Grant and Film Independent’s Producers Lab Grant and Fast Track Award. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Young Scholars grant, Jenny has directed, produced and edited eight short films, including a documentary short for Anthropologie, where she served as Senior Copywriter. Jenny studied acting at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, and in New York at the Ward Studio Meisner Program and American Mime Theater. Her appearances include Law & Order and many New York theater productions including Romeo & Juliet. In 2009, Deller was selected to participate in the Nantucket Screenwriters Colony and Film Independent’s Screenwriters Lab and Producers Lab.

Current Project

Future Weather (Narrative Feature)


Abandoned by her single mom, a teenage loner becomes fixated on ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.