Jennie Punter

Jennie Punter has written on the Canadian film and TV industries, SXSW, and TIFF for Variety since 2008. She contributed regular film and music reviews and features to The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star from 1992 to 2012. During that time she was an editor/writer for Music Express and IMPACT magazines, and a contributing editor on music to Flare. From 2000 to 2012 Jennie was an active documentary field producer, researcher, and writer (Sphinx Productions, the National Film Board of Canada, 90th Parallel Productions, Storyline Entertainment). She won the 2013 Golden Sheaf Award (Yorkton) for Best Research for The Real Sherlock Holmes. In June 2013 Jennie became editor of Musicworks, covering Canadian and international experimental and avant-garde music and sound art since 1978. Her music writing is included in several anthologies, most recently Leonard Cohen On Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters (Chicago Review Press, 2014).