Jihan Robinson

Jihan Robinson is an independent Producer and Executive. She currently acts as Vice President of Nonfiction Programming at Topic Studios, a unit of First Look Media, overseeing the financing, development and production of documentary series and feature films. Previously, she worked in the Original Documentaries division of Netflix where she Executive Produced Casting JonBenet (Sundance FF, 2017), Get Me Roger Stone (Tribeca FF, 2017),  Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (Sundance FF, 2017) and Last Chance U. In addition, she acquired and developed One of Us (TIFF, 2017) and Cuba and the Cameraman (Venice FF, 2017) and Rapture (SXSW, 2018). Prior to Netflix she worked at Pivot, Participant Media’s television arm where she oversaw development of Alternative & Unscripted Programming and acted as an Executive Producer on the documentary strand Panoramica. Titles included Cesar’s Last Fast (Sundance FF, 2014), Marmato (Sundance FF, 2014), Crossing Over: Stories of Identity and Immigration (2015 GLAAD Award Winner for Best Spanish-Language Documentary) and Death By A Thousand Cuts (Hot Docs 2016). Prior to joining Participant, Jihan worked in programming at HBO Documentary Films involved in the acquisition, development and post-production of over 50 films and 3 series. She received her B.A. in Art History and Social Science in the Arts from SUNY Purchase College and an M.A. in Arts Administration from Columbia University.