Jennifer Perrott

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Michelle Archer
Assistant: Ceci Mazzarella

Film, TV & Theatre

Jennifer is an award-winning director working between Europe and Australia, who won a Best Young Director Award at the BroadcastNow / BBC B+Young Talent Awards. She has directed prime time dramas for BBC1/ Kay Mellor, ITV/ Kudos Productions and the pilot episode of comedy STACKED for Channel 4, as well as OFFSPRING, one of Australia’s most popular dramas, including its highest rating episode (aside from the pilot), and recently, NEWTONS LAW for the ABC.

Her recent 35mm short film THE RAVENS has been screened at over 70 festivals and is the winner of numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Heartland Film Festival. The film was longlisted for Oscar nomination in 2018. It also received ADG (Australian Directors' Guild) and AWG (Australian Writers' Guild) nominations. The film stars Sarah Snook (Steve Jobs, The Dressmaker, Predestination, Oddball),

THE RAVENS’ full list of screenings and festival awards can be found here:

http://www.theravens.com.au

Jennifer attended the Binger Lab in Amsterdam as a writer/director of her feature script WINTER SUN (Dust of Life), which was also a semi-finalist in the 2013 International BlueCat Screenplay competition.

Television

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NEWTON'S LAW

2016

ABC Drama / Every Cloud Productions

Director, 2 x 60'. Drama.
Producers: Fiona Eagger, Deb Cox, Anna Molyneaux.
Exec Producers: Bret Sleigh, Alastair McKinnon.

OFFSPRING SERIES 4

2013

Southern Star/Channel 10 Australia

Director, 2 x 60'. Drama.
"This may be the Best Offspring episode ever" Sunday Herald Sun.

STACKED

2008

Channel 4

Director, 1 x 30'. Comedy drama, with Karen Gillan.
Writer: Byrony Ive.

ECHO BEACH

2007

Kudos Productions/ ITV

Director, 3 x 30'.
Exec Producer and Creator: Tony Jordan.

THE CHASE

2006

Rollem productions/ BBC

Director, 2 x 60'.
Exec Producer and Creator: Kay Mellor.

HOLLYOAKS

2005

Mersey TV/ Channel 4

Director, 2 x 30'.

DOCTORS

2005

BBC1

Director, 6 x 30'.

HOLLYOAKS

2004

Mersey TV/ Channel 4

Director, 2 x 30'.

Short Films

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THE RAVENS

2017

Iluka Films

Writer and Director.
*Longlisted for Best Live Action Short, Oscars 2018.
*Heartland International Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Best Narrative short - and Oscar Accreditation 2018, 2016.
*ADG (Australian Directors Guild) nomination for best direction in a short film, 2017.
*Nomination for Best Un-produced Short Screenplay, Australian Writers' Guild, 2013.
*LA Movie Awards: Best Actress (Sarah Snook) Best Narrative Short and Best International Film, 2016.
*Sante Fe Independent Film Festival Audience Choice Award, 2016.
*Best Short film 16th Imagineindia International Film Festival, Spain, 2017.
*Best Short Film New Jersey International Film Festival, 2017.
*Rob Knox Film Festival – Best Cinematography in a short film, 2017.
*Pietrasanta International Film Festival – Best Short Film, 2017.
*Worldfest Houston - 50th Annual International Independent Film Festival Gold Remi Award Winner, 2017.
*Best International Short Film Award at the 8th Festival International Short Film Festival Piélagos en Corto, 2017.
*Red Poppy Award for Best Narrative Fiction Veterans Film Festival, 2016.
*Golden Knight Award, Malta 2016.
*Award of Excellence Indiefest Awards, 2016.
*Shorts Mexico - Honorific Mention for best International live action short film, 2016.

THE EXAMPLE

2011

Iluka Films/ Directors UK/ Arri

Director.
*Official selection - Director’s UK & Arri “Challenge Alexa” showcase at London Film Festival, 2011.

FLIGHT

2005

UK Film Council

Digital Short.
* Screened at Cannes Film Festival in Short Film Corner, 2005.
* BRISBANE International Film Festival, 2005.
* Official competition Los Angeles International Film Festival, 2005.
* Official competition PALM SPRINGS International Film Festival, 2005.
* International competition Interfilm Berlin, 2005.
* Official competition Raindance Film Festival, 2005.
* Short Listed for BIFA Award, 2005.
* Winner Best Film Bucharest International Film Festival, 2006.
* Finalist Kinofilm Manchester, 2006 .

TITUS THE GREAT

2001

Short film.
* AFTRS National Tour, 2001.
* Winner Best Film made for children Auburn International Film Festival, 2001.
* Finalist Canberra International Film Festival, 2001.
* Finalist Leeds International Film Festival, 2001.
* Official Competition Flickerfest, 2001.
* 2nd place Best Short Fiction BASC Byron Bay Film Festival, 2002.

SCAR STORIES

2001

Short film.
* Winner Best Documentary BASC Byron Bay Film Festival, 2002.
* Winner Best Documentary Woodford Film Festival, 2002.
* Finalist Kensington Film Festival, 2002.
* Finalist ATOM Awards, 2001.
* Winner Open Category QLD Gold ACS, 2000.
* Nominated Best Original Score AGSC, 2000.
* Finalist Canberra International Film Festival, 2001.

A MATTER OF LIFE

2001

Short film.
* Best Fiction Film BASC Byron Bay Film Festival, 2001.
* Winner Best Actor Sam Worthington Tropfest, 2001.
* Winner Best Director Cairns Wetfest, 2001.
* Finalist St Kilda Film Festival, 2001.
* May/June QANTAS Inflight Entertainment, 2001.
* Finalist Isola Del Cinema Rome, 2001.
* Finalist Canberra International Film Festival, 2001.

BREATHE

2000

Short film.
* Official Competition Bilbao International Film Festival, 2002.
* Winner Best Director Kaleildescope, 2001.
* Winner Best Actor Lindley Joyner KALEIDESCOPE, 2001.
* Winner Best Cinematography FILM ECLECTIC Melbourne, 2001.
* Nominated Best Cinematography in a Non-Feature Film at AFI , 2000.
* Finalist Flickerfest, 2000.
* Winner Best Director Cairns Wetfest, 2001.
* Finalist Canberra International Film Festival, 2001.

In Development

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WINTER SUN

Iluka Films/ Screen Australia

Writer and Director. Feature film, in development.
* Semi-finalist in the BlueCat screenplay competition, 2013.

KIN

Iluka Films/ Screen Australia

Writer and Director. Feature film in development.
Psychological horror.