Location Scout and Manager, Jennifer (“J.J.”) Levine has recently completed additional cinematography on Marvel’s The Eternals and is currently in prep on Maya Rudolph’s unnamed Apple TV Series. She has worked on hundreds of commercials and her numerous credits include Diary of a Future President as well as Sunnyside, Gumshoe, The Mayor, What About Barb, and Future Man. Levine was the Location Manager for the 2015/2016 primetime ABC series The Muppets, the Bollywood film My Name is Khan, and Joseph Khan’s highly controversial Power Rangers short film. She is the recipient of multiple location awards including those from COLA (California On Location) and the Location Managers Guild International and has been honored by the Mayor of Los Angeles for her work in that city.
In her early career as a Key Assistant Location Manager, Levine worked on the highly successful television franchises NCIS-Los Angeles and Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior. Prior to location managing, Levine had a successful career as a development executive, producer, fixer, field producer, and production manager for Tri-Star Pictures, Columbia Television, TNT, NATGEO, PBS, and CBS Television. She was also a Brand Marketing/Public Relations Manager in the wine industry with responsibility for promoting tourism and marketing luxury wine brands.
Levine is a dedicated leader in her field and is on the Motion Picture Teamsters Steering Committee. She currently serves as 1st Vice President of the board of the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) and Chair of the LMGI Marketing and Communications Committee. Levine often consults with and speaks to film commissions and communities, including production students. She recently launched and moderates the highly successful educational Zoom series, Coffee Tuesdays with the LMGI.