Untitled Baby Doe Film

Film phase:Production


Untitled Baby Doe Film intimately explores the phenomena of pregnancy denial through the stories of two women, a generation apart, given life sentences for the deaths of their newborns.

Untitled Baby Doe Film is a 2022 Critical Issues Fund grantee.




Jessica Earnshaw looking directly at the camera. Black and white portrait.

Jessica Earnshaw (she/her) is a documentary filmmaker and photographer. In 2020, she was featured on DOC NYC’s “40 under 40” list. Her work focuses on criminal justice, familial relationships, and women. Her photography has appeared in National Geographic, The Marshall Project, Mother Jones Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR, amongst others. Her first documentary feature, Jacinta (2020), executive produced by Impact Partners, won the Albert Maysles Best New Documentary Director Award at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2020 and was released by Hulu and ABC News in 2021. Jessica is a graduate of the International Center of Photography’s photojournalism program (New York).




Holly Meehl Chapman looking to the right side of the camera. She is wearing earrings and has shoulder length hair. Black and white portrait.

Holly Meehl Chapman (she/her) produces award-winning narrative and documentary features through her company, Lunamax Films. Credits include the feature documentary Jacinta, which launched to critical acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival and won the Albert Maysles Best New Documentary Director Award in 2020. The film was picked up by ABC News and released as a Hulu Original. Holly also produced the critically lauded documentary, For the Birds as well as the festival’s favorite romantic comedy, In Reality. Holly’s co-producing credits include the CNBC documentary, (Dis)Honesty: The Truth about Lies and Love, and Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter, which was recently released by Greenwich Entertainment. Holly is an Impact Partners Producing Fellow and was named one of Doc NYCs “40 under 40” in 2020.