JYOTI means LIGHT in the Hindi language. With the films we develop and produce, we aim to shed light on untold stories. We love to co-produce with partners from all around the world. With the scope of projects, JYOTI Film tries to open new perspectives on internationally relevant topics, inspire our audience and improve the understanding of the unfamiliar. We see documentaries and feature films, digital, interactive formats like games as a tool to pass on knowledge in an engaging and entertaining way and thereby give our audiences the opportunity to learn and act for an optimistic future. As female producers of course, stories from and about women are close to our heart.
Anke Petersen used to work as a producer of commercials. For over 18 years she was an inherent part of Tony Petersen Film. In 2012 she produced her first documentary and subsequently established Jyoti Film in 2013, which is focused on international documentary co-productions, short films and digital projects. Anke is an alumna of Documentary Campus Masterschool and a certified green consultant.
mobile +49 162 245 4401
Lilian Tietjen joined Jyoti Film in 2020 as a creative producer. In addition, she is freelance producing state of the art commercials and music videos since 2015. Her documentary career started over a decade ago, researching, developing and shooting for editorial departments of various companies. Studying in the UK and Belarus has sparked her passion to build bridges and produce films that matter and raise critical debates. Lilian loves to provide an outside the box perspective and the hands-on, innovative and solution oriented framework, necessary to bring film ideas to life.
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Lou-Janna Daniels joined JYOTI Film in 2021 as a production assistant and is currently working as a creative project manager. Lou enjoys shedding light on stories that engage critically with the world, spark emotions and empathy and connect people around the world. Besides working for JYOTI Film, Lou is pursuing her studies in international development at the University of Vienna, where she focuses on understanding global power structures, as well as causes for inequalities and dependencies. She complements her studies with work in the sustainability office of the university, where she politically engages in the socio-ecological transformation of the university.
Jo Beard joined Jyoti Film in 2023 as an intern and has since become an assistant producer. Jo studied in the Netherlands and South Korea, and gained first experiences in production while interning at Markenfilm Asia, where they worked as a PA on advertisement and editorial shoots. Jo’s excitement for documentary production stems from deep rooted curiosity and the passion to tell previously untold stories. They are eager to learn and evolve with Jyoti Film.
Anna Chester joined Jyoti Film in February 2014 as a creative producer. Before that she worked in the editorial department of several companies. From her early childhood on Anna’s passion have been well-told stories. In her eyes the world is full of stories worth being told. Some stories are new, some familiar ones have a new angle or twist. Anna enjoys supporting authors in developing their projects and the organization around the realization of the film. Anke and Anna embrace transition and innovation and are interested in finding new pathways in storytelling and documentary making.
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(currently on maternity leave)
JYOTI Film GmbH
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JYOTI Film GmbH
phone: +49 15234399138