Janet Eckholm - Producer

Independent producer Janet Eckholm has worked in documentary and feature production and post- production for twenty years. She worked freelance for HBO Films on the features AMERICAN SPLENDOR - winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and nominated for an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, TAKING CHANCE - winner of an Emmy Award for Editing, Golden Globe Awards for actor Kevin Bacon and Best Television Movie, and a Directors Guild Award for Ross Katz, ROCKET SCIENCE - winner of the Best Director award in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance, A DOG YEAR, and DANCING IN SEPTEMBER, and the documentary GOOD HAIR - winner of a Special Jury Prize at Sundance.

 

Janet’s other feature credits include THE PUNISHER - for Lionsgate, Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures, and Marvel Entertainment, TRADE - for Roland Emmerich’s Centropolis Entertainment, and SMOKE SIGNALS - winner of the Audience Award and Filmmakers Trophy at Sundance. Janet was also a producer on the documentary SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS – for Warner Bros.


She began her filmmaking career in Alaska, producing documentaries, commercials, and THE BOX OF DAYLIGHT - a short feature depicting the Tlingit myth of creation.

 

Selected Filmography

 

Meet the Patels (Documentary) (2014) — Producer

Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (Documentary) (2010) — Producer

Taking Chance (Feature) (2009) — Post Production Supervisor

Rocket Science (Feature) (2007) — Post Production Supervisor

The Punisher (Feature) (2004) — Post Production Supervisor

American Splendor (Feature) (2003) — LA Post Production Supervisor

The Book of Stars (Feature) (1999) - Associate Producer

Smoke Signals (Feature) (1998) - Post Production Supervisor