Film Fatales
Jo Lewis
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Jo is an award winning writer, director and Producer whose films have played at international film festivals all over the world. Her recent adaption of a DH Lawrence short story The Rocking Horse Winner has screened at over 40 film festivals, winning 8 awards, most recently as a finalist at the USA Film Festival. She is producing the animation stop-motion short film Flower and the Girl which she created and wrote (in development with Film London and the enable shorts fund). Jo recently directed the short film Whisper staring Imogen Doel, which premiered in Paris at PAMA (Winner Best Actress), and screened at London Short FF, Rhodes Island Vortex, Monster Fest Melbourne AUS, East End FF, Soho International NY (nominated Best World Short), Hollywood Independent FF (winner Best Short Film), FilmQuest and ScreamFest LA in October. Jo has just completed a documentary #sugarwater following the first ever performance of a Deaf and disabled theatre company at the National Theatre which premiered at the St Louis International Film Festival. Jo is producing Breakneck’s forthcoming feature project Hopeland with Ben Okri; Llardo and is the UK producer on Winterland which is a Canadian Co-Production with Nomadic Pictures (Fargo). She is Producing and directing the feature film Force 10 and is slated to direct the feature films Beach Boy and Pandion.

www.breakneckfilms.com

Selected Works

  • Whisper (Trailer)