Film Projects

Public bio

Jan Selby is a multiple regional EMMY© award-winning producer, director, and founder of Quiet Island Films (www.quietislandfilms.com), a full-service video and film production company in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Her newest documentary, "Beyond the Divide" (2014) (www.beyondthedividefilm.com), is about war, peace, and the courage to find common ground. Her first film, “A Circle and Three Lines” (2009), followed the 50-year history of the ubiquitous peace symbol. Jan's next feature, "Building the Pink Tower" (working title, co-directed with Vina Kay), will reimagine schools and learning through the lens of Montessori education. Jan also produced “FRITZ: The Walter Mondale Story” (directed by Melody Gilbert). Jan’s films have won awards, screened at film festivals worldwide, and been broadcasted by numerous public television stations.