Jo writes, directs and produces under her own production banner Aston Productions – and two of her recent shorts have won nine awards between them. Now venturing into episodic television, she’s a BAFTA Crew 2021 member and has also been enlisted in the Directors UK ‘Inspire’ programme, working alongside director Jennie Darnell, and has a variety of episodic as well as feature film projects in development.

Selected credits


date
production
producer / production company
television:
2022
THE SLEEPER (co-production)
Domonic Barlow / Story First, Aston Productions
2022
COLD NIGHT RISING (co-production)
Richard Bradley, Jo Lewis / Aston Production,
(written by Tom Williams)Lion Television, Hipster Films
shorts:
2021
PERFECT WARD
Mario Theodorou / Aston Productions
Winner: Berlin Flash Film Festival 2021
2016
DEIRDRE
Katherine Selway / Aston Productions
Winner: Best Drama - LA Shorts 2017
Winner: Best Director - LA Shorts 2017
Winner: Best Drama - NYC Indie Film Awards 2017
Winner: Best Director - NYC Indie Film Awards 2017
Winner: Best Drama Short - Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival 2016
2014
COVER ME
Laura Carter / Aston Productions
Nominated: Best Emerging Woman Director - Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival 2014
2012
HOLDING ON
Laura Carter / Aston Productions
Finalist: Best Director - Thurrock International Film Festival 2013
Finalist: Best Fiction - Thurrock International Film Festival 2013
Finalist: Best Short Film - St Albans Film Festival 2013
optioned:
DEIRDRE OF SORROWS
Nadia Jaynes / Little Monk / Aston Productions
in development:
ECHO
Rachel Gold / Horse Bay Pictures
LOYALTY (co-written with Fionna Hunnisett)
Aston Productions
OLI (co-written with Omar Khan)