JACK JAMES JOSEPH KING: BIO
Jack is a self-taught writer, director & occasional producer who started out making music videos for independent and major record labels. In his first year directing music videos he was long-listed for best new director at the BMVA'S, and later represented by Colonel Blimp in London. His videos have had racked up repeated Vimeo staff picks and millions of views online. Jack made a string of independent shorts before his short film 'The Crossing' was funded by the BFI & Creative England, and selected to play at multiple BAFTA & Academy Festivals. His last independent short 'Prints' was shot in Northern Japan and played around the globe, and was selected from nearly 10,000 submissions as one of the 76 to play in competition at the 41st Clermont Ferrand Short film festival in Feb 2019. Jack was selected to participate in the BFI development lab NETWORK@LFF in 2019, and for the Edinburgh Talent Lab in 2021, and is a BFI NETWORK X BAFTA crew member. He is currently developing his feature script 'The Ceremony'; an existential moral drama developed with the BFI network and Strive films. It was selected as one of 8 international projects for the Putsnik Lab in Romania in September 2021.
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