Having grown up in South London, Jennifer developed her love for film at the BRIT school where she was introduced to Asian horror by her inspirational teacher, the late Dean Peckett. She worked her way into the industry using self taught editing skills and ultimately became a respected scripted comedy editor (The League Of Gentlemen, Cuckoo). Drawn to high concept ideas, her numerous shorts cover a wide range of genres. Her debut short ‘Rocket’ won the Virgin Media Shorts Award in 2012. Her Sky Arts short ‘Love The Sinner’ was long listed for a BIFA and screened at the BFI London Film Festival in 2019.
After her directorial debut fantasy series ‘The Snow Spider’ aired on CBBC in 2020, Jennifer has just completed production on the four-part drama ‘Rules of the Game’ for BBC One. Starring Maxine Peake and Alison Steadman, Rules of the Game is set to air in early 2022. Jennifer’s debut horror feature is ‘Rose – A Love Story’ Written by and starring Matt Stokoe (MISFITS, JAMESTOWN), and co-starring Sophie Rundle (PEAKY BLINDERS, GENTLEMAN JACK).
Rose premiered at the 2020 BFI London Film Festival to positive reviews; including 4 stars from the Evening Standard. Was long listed for four BIFA’s and nominated for the Raindance Discovery Award in 2020. It recently won Best Feature at the Barnes Film Festival 2021.
She’s represented by Robert Taylor at The Artists Partnership for Television and features.