JACK JAMES JOSEPH KING: BIO
Jack is a self-taught writer, director & occasional producer from Yorkshire. Jack started out making music videos for independent and major record labels. 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 on a tiny budget in Japan 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. Jack's debut indie feature 'The Ceremony' was selected for the Film London New Talent strand and Pustnik writers residency in Romania, where he developed the film with renowned international industry experts. The film was shot in the Yorkshire dales in January 2023 and is currently in post-production.
His last short 'Predators' was funded by the BFI network and has just finished post production. While in post production with 'The Ceremony' Jack is developing his second Feature 'Sunburn', an Andalusian set dark tragicomedy which was selected for the EIFF talent lab connects in 2022. His third feature 'Snowbird' is an expansion of his Japan set 'Prints' and recently recieved an early development grant from the Sasakawa foundation.
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