ABOUT

Laura Carmichael (above) and Jessica De Gouw (Right) The Secrets She Keeps
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Reckoning 2018

Jennifer is a graduate from AFTRS and recipient of the FOXTEL Scholarship in her year. Her graduating film CONNECTION screened at international film festivals worldwide including Palm Springs and New York.

Prior to graduation, Jennifer was assistant director on an array of internationally recognized feature films culminating in the directing of splinter units satellite units on Baz Luhrmann features THE GREAT GATSBY and AUSTRALIA.

Following graduation Jennifer’s directing work in TV has included the AACTA nominated THE COMMONS for Playmaker/Sony/Stan, AACTA nominated THE SECRET SHE KEEPS for Network 10/BBC1 (which ended up on BBC1 top ten rated shows of 2020), RECKONING for Playmaker/Sony airing on Netflix US/UK garnering tweets of praise from Stephen King.

Earlier on in her directing career, Jennifer directed episodes of FRAYED – Season 1 for Merman/ABC/Sky UK (the series earning a BAFTA nomination for lead actress Sarah Kendall), RAKE for Easy Tiger/ABC, ADG Nominated Telemovie MARY: THE MAKING OF A PRINCESS for Fremantle/Network 10, WANTED Season 1 starring Rebecca Gibney for Matchbox/NBCU (nominated for an International Emmy).

Jennifer is currently working on a new series for Endemol Shine as set up director, developing a feature with Triptych Pictures, LOST CAT and adapting a thriller series from a novel.