Jan Krawitz is a documentary filmmaker and a Professor at Stanford University where she directed the Graduate Program in Documentary Film for 15 years. Her work has been exhibited at Sundance, the New York Film Festival, South by Southwest, and at international film festivals in London, Sydney, Paris, St. Petersburg, and Edinburgh. Her 2014 film, Perfect Strangers, about an altruistic kidney donor, was broadcast nationally on the PBS World channel in 2015. Her Emmy-nominated 2004 film, Big Enough, was broadcast on the
PBS series P.O.V. and in 18 countries. She holds a B.A. degree from Cornell University and an M.F.A. degree in Film from Temple University.