Jannat Gargi

Jannat Gargi Director of Feature Documentaries and Distribution

Jannat Gargi is the Head of Documentary Films for Vulcan Productions, developing and producing multiple films and series including Academy Award nominated and Emmy Award winning Body Team 12, Sundance Special Jury Award winning STEP, Ballet Now, Ghost Fleet, The Reason I Jump, Naledi: A Baby Elephant’s Tale, Pointe to Pop and the award winning digital series WetheEconomy. In her work as an independent producer, Gargi executive produced Academy Award nominated short documentary Knife Skills, and produced Emmy nominated feature documentary CIRCO.

Prior to joining Vulcan Productions in 2014, Jannat served as Vice President of Alpha Cine Labs for over a decade, helping grow a boutique film lab into one of the premiere independent film labs in the country. She supported the theatrical release of many notable films including: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Waste Land, Born Into Brothels, Taxi to the Dark Side, Jesus Camp, Iraq in Fragments, Trouble the Water, Crude, My Country, My Country, Waste Land, Street Fight, Page One: Inside the New York Times, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, Freeheld, The Blood of Yingzhou District, No End in Sight, Your Sister’s Sister, Humpday, Compliance and Safety Not Guaranteed.

Jannat was Vice President of Acquisitions and Development for AtomFilms where she oversaw licensing of all content including short films, animations and digital content as well as the development of original animated and live action series for the web, building a library of over 2,000 titles. Prior to AtomFilms, Jannat was the manager of theatrical marketing for both New Line Cinema and Fox Searchlight Pictures creating campaigns for The Ice Storm, Full Monty, Boogie Nights, and The Wedding Singer to name a few.

Jannat serves on the Board of Directors for The Redford Center and Washington FilmWorks. She was born and raised in Punjab, India and currently lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and two sons.