George Jaques

Actor / Writer / Director

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Photograph: Simon Emmett

Acting

Agent: Maureen Vincent
Assistant: Maddie Coelho
Assistant: Ellie James

Voiceover

Assistant: Amber Hill
Associate Agent: Jennifer Karniely

Acting

George Jaques Showreel 2023.

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

A TOWN CALLED MALICE

Anthony Lord

Jamie Donoughue

Rogue State

SERPENT QUEEN

Francis II

Stacie Passon

Lionsgate / Starz

THE THIRD DAY: AUTUMN (TV MOVIE)

Young Esus

Felix Barrett

Punchdrunk/Sky Atlantic

CHERNOBYL

Johan Renck

Sister Pictures/HBO

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

SURPRISED BY OXFORD

Bill

Ryan Whitaker

Nook Lane Entertainment

DEATH ON THE NILE

German Soldier

Kenneth Branagh

Fox UK Ltd

Short Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

ONE PUNCH

Jamie

Huse Monfaradi

DogEatDog | Athenaeum Productions

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

FLY HOME BUTTERFLY

Charlie

Abigail Sewell

TALAWA Theatre Company / Shoreditch Town Hall

BREATHE

Leo

Hannah Hauer-King

Bunker Theatre / Athenaeum Productions

MONSTER

Darryl

Niall Phillips

Omnibus Theatre

THE CURSE OF CRANHOLME ABBEY

The Curse

Tim Norton and Jo Billington

Young Pleasance

DILATE

Matt

George Jaques

Athenaeum Productions/Testbed1

Rehearsed Reading

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THREE GHOSTS

Dan

Sean Holmes

Simon Stephens | Shakespeare's Globe

THE CASCADE

Tristan

Michael Longhurst

Donmar Warehouse

Other

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Lewis Capaldi's POINTLESS (Music Video)

Son

Hector Dockrill

Pulse Films

EVENTS & MOMENTS

Cast

Ed Bye

Paul Jackson & Rob Grant for Lockdown Theatre

CRUEL ALIENS

Cedric Skittleman

Ed Bye

Paul Jackson & Rob Grant for Lockdown Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

George is a director, producer, writer and actor. At age 23 his debut feature BLACK DOG, which he co-wrote at 18 with AVATAR 2’s Jamie Flatters, was part of the BFI and British Council’s Great 8 showcase at Cannes Film Festival 2023 and will have it's world premiere at London Film Festival 2023 competing for the Sutherland Award (Best First Feature).
 
Watch the trailer here: Black Dog
 
The film was executive produced by David Parfitt and stars Flatters, Nicholas Pinnock, Paul Kaye, Ruby Stokes, Hattie Morahan and Amrita Acharia. 
 
In 2022, George was named by Screen International as Star of Tomorrow, he also won the Breakthrough Filmmaker Award at the inaugural Soho House Awards alongside fellow award recipients John Boyega and Charlotte Tilbury.
 
At 16, he founded London based Athenaeum Productions, and he has since been supported by companies such as Sky, Sony and Warner Brothers. Before leaving school, George had his writing performed in a number of theatres including The National Theatre, and he completed a directing course at the Young Vic. He staged two sell-out shows, DILATE and BREATHE, which first caught the attention of key creatives at Sky.
 
Since then, George directed a number of short films, gaining support from Warner Brothers and BAFTA winning creatives.
 

During the pandemic, George had his debut acting co-lead, shirtless and terrified, opposite Jude Law in HBO/Marc Munden’s THE THIRD DAY: AUTUMN. He has since played a lead in Justin Haythe/Lionsgate’s series THE SERPENT QUEEN opposite Samantha Morton, and a lead in Sky/Nick Love’s gangster show A TOWN CALLED MALICE, with Martha Plimpton, Dougray Scott, and Jason Flemyng.

 
George is an ambassador for the Teenage Cancer Trust. 

 

 

In Development

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SUNNY DANCER

Athenaeum Productions, 27 Ten Productions & Embankment Films

Director, Producer & Writer
Starring Bella Ramsey, Louis Partridge and Ruby Stokes

Film

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BLACK DOG

Athenaeum Productions & 27 Ten Productions in association with Trademark Films

Director, Producer & Writer. Executive Produced by David Parfitt.
Starring Jamie Flatters, Nicholas Pinnock, Paul Kaye, Ruby Stokes, Amrita Acharia & Hattie Morahan.

Short Films

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TINY DANCER

2021

Athenaeum Productions.

Writer, Director & Producer.
Short Film.
Starring Mia Jenkins, Jason Flemyng & Emily Coates.
Supported by Technicolor, GCRS, Nike.

CRACKED

2021

Athenaeum Productions

Writer, Director & Producer.
Short film.
Starring Steffan Rhodri & Harper Gray.
Supported by Technicolor, Russell & Bromley, GCRS.

TUESDAY

2021

Athenaeum Productions

Writer, Director & Producer.
Short Film.
Starring Nana Agyeman-Bediako, Cameron King & Seraphina Beh.
Supported by Technicolor, GCRS, Stone Island.

CAN I TELL YOU SOMETHING

2020

Athenaeum Productions

Director, Producer & Actor.
Supported by Molinare, The Mill & Panavision.

SILENCE

2019

Athenaeum Productions

Writer, Director & Producer.
Co-produced with Jason Flemyng.
Starring Jamie Flatters and Luca McDonald.
WINNER at Bahamas International Film Festival.

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE AMBER TRAP

2019

Damsel Productions / Theatre503

Associate Producer.

CLEANSE

2018

National Theatre / New Views at The Dorfman

Writer.
Dir. Audrey Sheffield.

BREATHE

2018

Athenaeum Productions / Bunker Theatre

Writer.
Dir. Hannah Hauer-King.

DILATE

2017

Athenaeum Productions / TestBed1

Writer & Director.