Jenna Suru

Jenna Suru

Festival Director, Producer, Director, Writer, Actor
Jenna Suru started her career at the International Sales Team of 2 top Distributors in Paris, Gaumont and SND (M6 Group). Jenna has been working for Canneseries (Cannes Series Festival) since the kickstart of its first edition in 2018, managing the relationships with French and International Authors and Producers, and kickstarting the In Development Forum co-organized with MIP Markets in the Palais des Festivals.

She is the Director of the Paris International Film Festival, which presented in February the International Premiere of Kiss The Ground, the environmental documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson, and Cream, Nóra Lakos’s romantic modern tale, which was recently acquired by HBO. She produced and stars in her directorial debut period drama L' ge d'Or (The Golden Age), London IFF 2020 Opening Night Winner.


Jenna Suru is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow her on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Jenna Suru
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