Jane is an award-winning writer and director of short films and advertising.
Her short film, A CAKE FOR MABEL won Best Director and Best Performance for Sally Mortemore at the Thurrock International Film Festival in 2014. It also starred Benjamin Whitrow and Sylvia Syms. It premiered at Palm Springs ShortsFest in 2013. The London Film Review awarded it 5 stars and picked it as one of the top ten films of 2013. It is still on the festival circuit and the Japanese distribution rights were bought by Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia.
Jane’s award-winning short film, THE OPTICIAN (2008), starred Chris Barrie and screened at 24 international film festivals, including Austin, LA Shortsfest, Bermuda and Newport Beach. It won Best International Short at Okanagan Film Festival, Canada and Best Comedy Short at Eugene Film Festival, Oregon.
Her short film, DISCONNECTED (written by Rob Stuart), screened at 19 international film festivals and was broadcast on BBC2’s ‘Homegrown Hollywood’ season in 2005 and again in 2006.
Jane’s theatre production, THE RAPE OF LUCRECE (co-written with Penelope Allen), received four stars in the Scotsman at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1997, where it was described as “sensitive, imaginative and intelligent” and noted for its “stunning visual effects”.
In 2014 she completed the inaugural Bird’s Eye View scheme, Fillmonomics.
Her commercial clients include British Gas, BMW, Barclays, Nintendo, Costa, Freederm, WaterAid, Fairtrade and the History Channel.