Jill Tidman

Executive Director

Jill Tidman (she/her) is Executive Director of The Redford Center, an independent nonprofit organization founded in 2005 by Robert Redford and his son James Redford. Jill has worked with the organization since its founding and took the helm in 2012 to lead the vision, strategy, and operations in service of advancing environmental solutions through the power of stories that move people to act. She has produced three award-winning feature documentaries and impact campaigns, and draws on her experience as a writer, filmmaker, and activist, and her passion for sustainability and environmental justice, to create a new way forward for impactful environmental films. With over 25 years of experience as an activist and storyteller, Jill has raised millions of dollars for environmentally engaged artists and film projects that serve as powerful education, communication, and activation tools. Prior to The Redford Center, Jill led projects for Business for Social Responsibility, Social Venture Network, The Natural Step, and Global Footprint Network, and she serves on the board of the KindHumans Foundations. Jill was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her short fiction and resides with her family on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Ramaytush Ohlone tribe in the San Francisco Bay Area.