biography

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A screen creative who has worked on high quality broadcast and festival documentaries and award-winning feature films, Jenny has a broad range of experience across the Screen Industry’s creative sector - Predominantly as a film and television editor.

 

Jenny has studied film and television at AFTRS in Sydney and at UCLA in Los Angeles.  As an assistant editor, she worked on feature films such as Wild at Heart, the first three Matrix Films, The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond and The Thin Red Line.  As a conform editor she worked on Moulin Rouge, Little Fish, Lord of the Rings (I &II) and King Kong.  In 2007 Jenny began editing, using her strong story telling skills to specialise in long form documentaries, television drama and feature films.  Credits include the feature films A Million Colours, Winnie Mandela and Emu Runner and the documentary feature Robert Mugabe, What Happened?  Television documentaries include the series The House and You Can’t Ask That, both for ABC TV, the latter winning Walkley and AACTA Awards.

 

Pursuing her passion for entertaining and thought provoking screen content,  Jenny is currently pivoting to screen writing and directing. She recently completed an MA in screen directing at AFTRS and her debut short film, The Stranger, has been nominated for a Dendy Award at the 2021 Sydney Film Festival.  Jenny is currently producing and directing a feature documentary with and about the Australian abstract artist, Dale Frank

 

As a writer, Jenny has been a script editor on various projects, her feature film script Butterflies was nominated for the AWG’s Monte Miller award for long form drama and her non-fiction book, Australian Cowboys Rough Riders and Rodeos continues to sell twenty years after publication.