Jo Southwell appeared at a previous festival. View this year's speakers here.

Jo Southwell

Director - Aston Productions
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Jo is an award winning film director with titles including HOLDING ON, COVER ME, DEIRDRE and THE GUNMAN. In 2017, she was selected by Directors UK to shadow Jon East on Killing Eve (BBC USA). Shortlisted with the BBC Directors Scheme for emerging talent. In development, THE SLEEPER by Emily Barr; Mac and Beth by Sophie Dix and DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS with Tara Fitzgerald and Jon Finn attached.

Jo is looking for TV and FILM content with strong gritty emotional pull, adaptations and action.

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