BIOGRAPHY

JESS O'BRIEN

FILMOGRAPHY

STRIPPED
March 2018

Featuring Megan Manley, Kieran Clarridge and Betty Auty, this film looks at the social and legal consequences of 'sexting' between young people. The film has been produced as part of the Safen3t film project. I wrote and directed the film over five days.

GIRL A
April 2017

Starring Betty Auty, Kate Blower, Sophie Marsh & Jemimah Frost this film looks at the causes of violent behaviour in young people. The film is currently on the festival circuit and has been chosen for 22 festivals inc. the London Short Film Festival, KinoFilm and FilmBath.

TIME
November 2017

A documentary produced for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust looking at training young people CPR as part of the national curriculum. The trust funded me to buy a camera. I made this film to help get the message of the trust to key decision makers in education & health.

SKY RIDE
July 2014

In 2014, I spent the day filming the Leicester Sky Ride around the city centre. The film was comissioned by the transport department at Leicester City Council and was used to showcase the ride and to encourage others to take part at future events. The film has been screened across the UK.

HINTERLAND
November 2016

My second film features Jacqueline Ardron & Tyler Dunnan. I created the film based around a game where people become responsible for the decisions they make. The film was selected for 4 film festivals including The Short Cinema in Leicester and Beeston Film Festival.

COPING
May 2015

My first film was produced in 2015. I wrote, directed & starred. The film looks at the effect of loss on a young person. The film was selected for 7 film festivals & won the Best Junior Filmmaker Award at the Fastnet Film Festival & gained me the Young Artist & Person of the Year 2016 at the Lord Lieutenant's Awards.

FILM FESTIVAL

2017

BEST NEW DIRECTOR

GIRL A

WINCHESTER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

FILM FESTIVAL

2017

BEST DIRECTOR

GIRL A

FESTIVAL DE CINEMA ESCOLAR DE ALVORADA

FILM FESTIVAL

2017

HONOURABLE MENTION

GIRL A

NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL

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