Cinematographer. Director. Storyteller.
JODI SAVITZ is a director and cinematographer based in New York City experience in documentaries, narrative, commercial, and multi-camera live shows, who employs creativity, ingenuity and a collaborative spirit to craft a visual language through nuanced and thought-provoking imagery.
A graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Communications, Jodi began her career as an actress before pivoting into filmmaking.
In 2016, her feature documentary, GIRL ON GIRL, received viral attention for its unique coverage of the LGBTQ community and feminine lesbian identity. In the same year, she produced, directed, and shot several short documentaries for NBC Digital and became known for capturing intersectional stories with political, religious, and LGBTQ themes.
Soon after, Jodi began shooting more narrative and commercial projects, and has now completed nearly a dozen short films, and countless commercials and branded spots.
Jodi currently works as a narrative director of photography and camera operator, and as both a director and cinematographer on commercial and documentary projects.