Jennifer Zmuda is an Emmy award-winning director and creative artist specializing in telling stories through visual content. With both stills and film, Jennifer is known for using her craft to capture the beauty in movement, people and the world. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Pointe Magazine, Dance Magazine, The Columbus Dispatch, CityScene and many other local and national outlets. Holding a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine, she first launched her photography business in 2006 and has captured all visual content for BalletMet, Columbus’ professional dance company and academy, since 2011. In 2017, she won an Emmy for her dance on-film project, Vaulted.
She has both commercial and creative clients, illustrating her wide-ranging artistic capabilities. Among them are BalletMet, Tulsa Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Worthington Industries, OhioMaster Gardeners, Otterbein University, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Opera Columbus and The Ohio State University.
Jennifer finds joy and meaning through her ability to create permanence in the lives of her clients with film and photography. She’s also a mother, daughter, and sister and enjoys spending time in nature, taking care of her two dogs and volunteering at local pet fostering organizations.