Austin, Texas, United States

Jenna Pool is a cinematographer, assistant camera, and director based in Austin, Seattle, and San Francisco. In cinematography, Jenna is known for impeccable composition and meaningful movement, each frame an essential moment in a building story. Her documentaries are directed with courage and sensitivity to tell the story hardest to tell. Her narratives are brave and beautiful.

Jenna's cinematography appears in feature documentaries directed by Doug Pray (Levitated Mass) and Erik Proulx (365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley and Lemonade Detroit). Jenna has directed and/or directed photography for short films screened during the Local Sightings Film Festival 2014, Methow Winter Film Festival 2014, Seattle International Film Festival 2013, Northwest College Film Festival 2012 and the Local Sightings Film Festival 2012. Her work has appeared on HGTV,, KCTS, The Seattle Channel and The Roots Channel. Clients include the United Nations, World of Wonder Productions, Electric City Entertainment, Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, South Park Arts, Copper Canyon Press, Seattle Children's Hospital, The Pure Food Kids Workshop, Tae Pheonix, and Cahalen Morrson and The Country Hammer.

Jenna is also on the camera team of She has shot over 200 live music performances by such bands as Lucius, Junip, Lykke Li, John Cale, Dinosaur Jr., Calexico, Brandi Carlisle, Kimbra, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Hives, The Head and the Heart, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.

  • Work
  • Education
    • Seattle Central Community College Film and Video
    • Sterling College, Vermont