Jeannette Godoy 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 the Cannes for a commercial entitled, A Boy & His Tire. This spot for Bridgestone Tires which is known for it’s beautiful visuals and subtle yet, emotional performance, received several prestigious nominations including the Young Director Award, as well as a spot in SHOOT Magazine’s New Director’s Showcase.
Jeannette is a passionate advocate for Down Syndrome Awareness and would love to see the inclusion within the advertising community for people with disabilities. Her documentary “Free 2 Be Me” aired at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games and screened at a variety of film festivals.
Jeannette was most recently shooting in Paris for Nike Training Club and her career focus is to work on projects that empower, enlighten and do something positive to the world. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she directs commercials and documentaries and has the side job as a full time shuttle driver to her teen daughters.