Jo Gewirtz

Director/producer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsSoftware Engineer - Producer

Projects

About me

Jo is a London-based director and producer of broadcast promos and commercials, brand content and film. Jo has created video content for clients such as TedX, Film4, QVC, UK Jewish Film, Clarins, Harrods, London Fashion Week, and for brands including Skechers, Decleor, Kipling, Radley and Acer through QVC. Jo also frequently works as a 1st AD on film productions. Forthcoming projects include the 2016 web-series Sweet Grass City Farm, a situational based comedy chronicling the attempts of the team running a city-based farm as they scramble to win a grant for sustainable, bio-dynamic farming operations. Jo has a BA (Hons) film degree from Manchester University and studied filmmaking at New York Film Academy. She has worked for several London production houses in script development and production assisting. On the sly and on the side, Jo is creative director of HITCHD Video, presents talks at film festivals, hosts a radio show on Shoreditch Radio, writes film retrospectives for Kubrick on the Guillotine zine and teaches filmmaking to disadvantaged young people in association with Create Arts Charity.

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Short Films
  • Office

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Freelance

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    • QVC UK

      QVC UK

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      • Retail

    Work history

    Currently

    Promo Producer & Director

    QVC UK

    May 2015
    • Creating innovative promos, editorial content, inserts and VTs for broadcast on QVC UK, QVC US and European QVCs from script-writing, concept and pitching through shoot production and post. Required to liaise with brands, buyers and talent, producing high standard cross-platform content on a regular basis. Project management including client care, budgeting, and leading studio-based and on-location sets.

    Currently

    Director & Producer

    Freelance

    Dec 2012
    • Directing and producing brand content, promo videos, narrative film, commercials, music videos for a variety of clients.

    Education

    2012

    Film/tv

    University of Manchester

    Aug 2009 - Jul 2012
    • 1st class BA Hons

    2009

    Short Course Diplomas

    New York Film Academy

    Feb 2009 - Aug 2009
    • Filmmaking & Screenwriting