Jacqueline Glover

Jacqueline Glover is executive director of Harvard’s Black Film Project. The newly created initiative founded by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will support leading and emerging filmmakers focusing on the Black experience. Glover was the former Head of Documentary Programming for Onyx Collective, a new brand for Disney, where she worked with Onyx Collective’s roster of emerging and established creators of color to produce, acquire and develop non-fiction projects. The first project for Onyx Collective was the Academy Award-winning documentary “Summer of Soul (Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised).” Other Onyx documentary projects included Peabody Award-winner, duPont Award-winner, and Emmy Award-nominated “Aftershock,” and Critics Choice Documentary Award-winner and Emmy Award-winner “The 1619 Project.” In addition to Onyx collective, Glover was Head of ABC News Documentary Films and Executive Produced “Murders Before the Marathon,” “Sound of the Police,” “The Lady Bird Diaries,” duPont Award-winner “Leave No Trace,” and Emmy Award-nominated “Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields.”  

Previously, Glover was senior vice president, HBO Documentary Films, where she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the department’s programming, including development, acquisitions and production. Projects included Emmy Award-winner and Peabody Award-winner “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality,” Emmy Award-winner “King in the Wilderness,” Emmy Award-winner “Jim: The James Foley Story,” Academy Award-winner “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1,” and Spike Lee’s Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-nominated documentary “4 Little Girls,” and his Emmy Award-winning documentary “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts.” Glover also produced “Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives,” for HBO, which received 4 Emmy nominations.

Glover’s projects have received numerous awards, including 10 Emmys and 5 Oscars. Glover holds a bachelor’s in fine arts from New York University Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of the documentary branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.