Jody Allen

Jody Allen Executive Producer

Jody Allen is co-founder of Vulcan Inc. along with investor and philanthropist Paul G. Allen. She has developed and led a wide range of Mr. Allen's business and charitable endeavors around the world. Ms. Allen's responsibilities also include serving as president of Vulcan Productions, which produces documentaries of enduring significance and independent feature films. Ms. Allen co-produced the PBS series Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues, as well as the independent feature films, Far from Heaven and Hard Candy. Ms. Allen is co-founder and president of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, which builds strong communities and supports vulnerable populations around the Pacific Northwest through a variety of grants. Its main funding areas include the arts, community development and social change, youth engagement, and innovation in science and technology. In addition, Ms. Allen is president of the board of Seattle's EMP Museum, the critically-acclaimed museum of music, popular culture and science fiction. She is vice-chair of First & Goal Inc., which oversees operations of the Seattle Seahawks, and serves on the boards of the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Seahawks Charitable Foundation. An active member of the arts and education communities, Ms. Allen has served on the boards of ArtsFund, the Theatre Communications Group, the University of Washington Foundation, the Museum of Glass, the Los Angeles International Film Festival and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.