award winning director

Jo has been directing under her own production company – Aston Productions –  two of her recent shorts have won nine awards between them.

Venturing into episodic television, Jo has recently directed three episodes of TV for BBC Doctors.

2021 : BAFTA CREW

2021: Selected for the DUK Inspire programme working with Jennie Darnell (TriggerPoint, The Bodyguard, Line of Duty & Hetty Feathers.)

Jo Southwell
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a natural collborator

Jo has several interesting co-productions in development. Her passion for human led, emotionally driven stories lay the foundations of her work.

Jo was born in Northampton and holds a PGCE in Secondary Education, BA Hons in Theology & Media and a Post Graduate Diploma in Screen Acting.

Jo runs her own production company – Aston Productions.