Jenn Gotzon

2020 Great Lakes Christian Film Festival

Honorary Actress Award

Jenn Gotzon

We honor Jenn Gotzon for her contribution to Christian Films submitted to our film festival since year one, which include: The Good Book (2015), Forgiven (2016), Unbridled (2017), The Relient (2019) and The Farmer and The Belle: Saving Santaland (2020).

GLCFF also awarded her BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS in 2017 for her role as Felicity Clawson in Unbridled and nominated her for many other categories. This year, we felt it was appropriate to recognize Jenn for all her hard work in the industry.


Jenn Gotzon — speaker, producer, author, jewelry creator and award-winning actress — has a slate of movies on Amazon (search Jenn Gotzon) and appears in two Oscar Nominated films. She is best known for her leading lady work in faith-based films: My Daddy is in Heaven, God’s Country and Doonby.

Ted Baehr with Movieguide, states, “Jenn Gotzon reveals character with an extraordinary emotional range better than almost anyone in Hollywood today!”

Jenn had three movies releasing this year: First Lady (Theaters last Feb), Forgiven (on Showtime airing in July) and The Farmer and The Belle: Saving Santaland (slated for Nov 17).

As a global speaker, Jenn impacts and inspires audiences through the art of storytelling on film. She uses the mission of the movies to help people overcome life’s obstacles and live their dreams.

Over 20 years of experience in producing and public relations, Jenn starred in over 70 projects including two Oscar Nominated films Frost/Nixon and Alone Yet Not Alone. 2018’s My Daddy’s in Heaven broke records as a mover and shaker on Amazon and trended on Netflix, followed by Lionsgate’s Saving Faith both starring her and her husband Jim E. Chandler.

This year, she celebrates releasing her first jewelry line on QVC featuring the #Beauty Bracelet by The Farmer and The Belle. The mission provides a pathway to biblical beauty for teens to adults. More info about the movie, mission, books and jewelry at She encourages you to check out the website and sign up for the newsletter for freebies and promos happening for this Christmas season when “The Farmer and The Belle: Saving Santaland” releases.

She is happily married to her husband Jim E. Chandler where they work together as producers under the company 2 Actors. They are expecting their first child in September.

Jenn loves the Lord with all her heart and loves serving the community as an acting teacher for Inspiring Actors You can sign up for her classes on the website.

You may connect with Jenn on social media @JennGotzon

Jenn sends you all her blessings and prays God will divinely guide you in your journey.