Jiayan "Jenny" Shi

Jiayan  "Jenny" Shi is a Chicago-based documentary filmmaker and video journalist who is passionate about social justice issues regarding people of color. She shoots, edits and produces video stories and short documentaries about immigration, race and crime in Chicago for multiple local outlets. She is also working on several projects as a researcher, digital content editor and translator including the ITVS-funded digital series Pulling The Thread and the 2019 Sundance award-winning film American Factory. Before Shi came to the U.S., she worked with China Central Television (CCTV) and Shanghai Media Group (SMG). Jenny’s work has won a Chicago College Emmy and earned a nomination for a Student Academy Award.

Films by Jiayan "Jenny" Shi

Finding Yingying 2020
Director/Producer/Cinematographer, Producers, Translation