Director, Cinematographer and Producer
Janet is a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. Since 2003, she has been based in Mexico, where she focuses on topics such as the country’s ongoing security issues, immigration, access to healthcare, and water resource challenges.
Jarman’s work has been published in The New York Times, GEO, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, The Washington Post, Stern, Der Spiegel, amongst others. Her photographs have been featured at Visa Pour l’Image, Perpignan and her visual journalism work has received numerous international awards.
“Birth Wars” is Janet’s first feature-length documentary film.
Co-Producer and Editor
Filip has been based in Mexico since 2003, when he started to dedicate himself full-time to a visual journalism partnership with Janet Jarman. He has been the co-producer and editor on all her motion work to date. He is also a co-founder of Edumundo 360, an educational software company that focuses on developing and distributing ground-breaking reading comprehension and critical thinking solutions.
Sharon is Director for the MacArthur Foundation’s Mexico Office, which provides grantmaking to civil society organizations in reproductive health and human rights. Before joining MacArthur, Sharon worked at a leading Mexican reproductive rights organization, as a consultant for numerous Mexican civil society organizations and networks, and as a professor at the University of Puerto Rico.
Detachment East (DET EAST) is a new breed of VFX / picture post-production house aimed at independent filmmakers and creators of high-quality imagery.