Talent Guide

Kristen Irving-Jordan

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2019


Kristen Irving-Jordan is a director, producer, and impact producer whose projects have participated at Tribeca, Sundance and TIFF. As the former Director of Social Action and Advocacy at Participant Media, she was responsible for creating engagement campaigns for all documentary and narrative films ranging from Contagion to Last Call at the Oasis. She was also Impact Producer for Oscar-nominated filmmakers
Lee Hirsch (Bully) and Lucy Walker (The Crash Reel).
Kristen produced the award-winning short documentary Life After Manson, which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and had an excerpt released on the NY Times Op-Docs series. Last fall, Kristen was one of twelve filmmakers invited to participate in the Investigative Reporting Program Workshop at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, Kristen worked at the CAA (Creative Artists Agency) Foundation, and has held various roles in nonprofit organizations including group home,
Hollygrove, and the L.A. Kitchen (VP of Business Development and Marketing).
Kristen was born into an evangelical family in Orange County, California. As she conducted the research

Current Project

True Believer


Following the 2016 presidential election, an evangelical pastor spirals into a deep spiritual crisis. But when he discovers a shocking political conspiracy involving the religious right, the pastor questions not only his faith, but the future of democracy in America.