Jeanine Butler

Director/Producer/Writer Non Fiction Entertainment
Butlerfilms LLC
Jeanine is an award-winning director, producer and writer. Specializing in documentaries and non-fiction entertainment, her work has been broadcast and screened at film festivals worldwide and garnered numerous awards, including three National Emmy nominations for Documenting the Face of America (PBS), The Science of HIV/AIDS (The Discovery Channel), and Africa (BBC/Discovery Channel). Butler has produced, written and directed multiple longform documentaries for Explorer, the premier documentary series for National Geographic and crafted strategic storytelling for nonprofits and international NGOs. She currently has two short films screening at the Newseum in Washington, DC.  The first celebrates 100 Years of Pulitzer and the second revisits 1968: Justice for All.  She began her career working for British journalist David Frost and went on to produce for Walter Cronkite’s documentary production company in Washington, DC, including the notable science series Understanding. She's currently wrapping up post-production with award-winning producer/writer Catherine Butler on American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel. Their new feature doc offers a rare and surprising glimpse into the deeply-entwined and ever-changing nature of religion, faith, and politics in the U.S., as seen through the narrative lens of Oklahoma's Christian heartland.  (