award winning director

Jo is an award-winning director, noted for her ability to cast, create drama, evoke emotion and pace a script to screen.  Having worked as a shadow director on  KILLING EVE and TRIGGER POINT she is now moving into TV drama, most recently on Doctors for the BBC.

2022: Full voting member of BAFTA

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.