Jenifer Westphal

Jenifer Westphal founded Wavelength Productions to develop, fund and produce films that tell great f**king stories. Wavelength Productions works tirelessly to find and support talented and exciting film-makers in all stages of production on projects that resonate with broad audiences. Sundance 2019 films include In Association and Executive Producer on Matt Tyrnauer’s Where’s My Roy Cohn?, Executive Producer on Tayarisha Poe’s Selah and the Spades, and Co-Executive Producer on Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera’s The Infiltrators and Rachel Lear’s Knock Down the House. Past projects include Executive Producer on Morgan Neville’s film Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, In Association and Executive Producer on Matt Tyrnauer’s Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, Executive Producer on Sarah Menzies’ Afghan Cycles, Executive Producer on Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman’s Sembene!, Associate Producer on Ben Hickernell’s A Rising Tide, as well as Associate Producer on Sundance 2018 favorites This is Home, directed by Alexandra Shiva, Associate Producer on Night Comes On, directed by Jordana Spiro and Co-Executive Producer on Laura Nix’s Inventing Tomorrow. Jenifer is a benefactor of Chicago Media Project, where she sits on the board. She recently served as a panelist on the Sundance Catalyst Round Table.


In addition to her work in film, Jenifer is a major donor to the Laura Ingalles Wilder Museum in Minnesota. She also serves as an advisory board member and grantor for the Good Work Foundation (an organization with the mission to lead a digitally-[em]powered education model for rural Africa and the world).