Jack (he/they) is a Dutch born, UK based writer/director and editor.
Jack has been supported by some of the industry’s leading talent development programmes including Berlinale Talents 2023, Screencraft Works 2023, Channel 4 RI:SE with DANC/Triple C 2022, Cinesud's Talent to Cannes 2022, BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew 2021 and BFI Network Weekender 2019.
As an editor Jack edits high-end drama such as Outlander and Netflix’ Everything Now after working many years as an assistant editor. He was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA in 2022 for a film he edited called ‘Groom’ and nominated for the British Film Editors Chris Crookall Breakthrough Editor Award in 2023. Films Jack has been involved in as an editor regularly screen to compete in A list award qualifying festivals.
As writer and director Jack is currently developing their first feature, Boifriend, and has received feature development funding for this through Short Circuit (BFI Network/Screen Scotland). It was presented at IFFR's Cinemart 2023. His short film Everyman (2021) won multiple awards including but not limited to an RTS award win and a Grierson Award shortlisting. It screened at over a dozen BAFTA and Oscar qualifying festivals around the world. His most recent film 'Who I Am Now' (2022) was funded by Creative Scotland and LEAP and screened at the BAFTA qualifying Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Oscar qualifying Out on Film a.o. Previously Jack won the Glasgow Short Film Festival Production Attic pitch 2018 with his film, Bouba & Kiki (2019).
Jack is also part of the ScreenNETS shadow directors scheme and has just finished shadowing director Alex Holmes and directing 2nd unit on Amazon series The Rig.