Jo has been directing 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
shorts:
2021
PERFECT WARD
Mario Theodorou / Aston Productions
2020
FIRST DAY ON SET (VR series of films)
Gareth Ellis-Unwin / Screenskills, BFI
Winner: Innovation Award For Production Team – PGGB 2020
2020
ENTRANCE NO EXIT
Sophie Dix / Aston Productions
Winner: Best Comedy Short - New Renaissance Film Festival 2020
Winner: Best Women Short - Independent Shorts Award 2018
Winner: Best Comedy/ Dramedy Short - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2018
Winner: Best Female Director - Out of The Can Film Festival 2018
2019
TWO HOURS - FAMILY FRIENDS
Steven Lennon, Jo Nolan / Screen South
Winner: Bronze Award - Charity Film Awards 2020
2019
CAROL
Rachel Gold / Aston Productions
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
2016
THE GUNMAN
Hayley-Marie Axe, Glyn Carter / Stories Into Light
2014
COVER ME
Laura Carter / Aston Productions
Nominated: Best Emerging Woman Director - Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival 2014
2013
ANNIVERSARY WALTZ
Laura Cater / Aston Productions
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