From the moment I saw the beautiful dancers on stage, all dressed in their angel costumes, I knew I had to tell their story. I could not help but be moved to tears during the performance of the Free 2 Be Me Dance troupe–a surprise before my daughter’s dance recital one ...
Jeannette Godoy is a first generation, Mexican American filmmaker and mother of twin girls. She comes to directing from a varied and eclectic background, starting her career as a choreographer where she worked in film, television and commercials. She is most widely known for having choreographed the celebrated music video, Baby Got Back, by Sir Mix A Lot. Her initial foray into directing earned her a trip to Cannes for a commercial entitled, A Boy & His Tire. This spot for Bridgestone Tires received several prestigious nominations including the Young Director Award, as well as a spot in SHOOT Magazine’s New Director’s Showcase. Jeannette was most recently shooting in Mexico City for Nike Training Club and her career focus is to work on projects that empower, enlighten and do something positive for the world. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she directs commercials and documentaries and has a side job as a full time shuttle driver to her teen daughters.
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