Jo Southwell







An award-winning director of Irish descent, noted for her ability to cast, evoke emotion and pace a script to screen. Jo was selected by Directors UK as a mentee to Jon East on KILLING EVE (BBC America), a rare opportunity that has allowed her to develop her own unique style for TV and film directing.

Jo has won many awards for her short films which cover a very wide range of styles and emotions. They include: DEIRDRE, COVER ME, THE GUNMAN, PORTALIS & the comedy ENTRANCE NO EXIT. DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, a feature developed from her short DEIRDRE, is being produced by Jonanthan Finn (BILLY ELLIOT), Catherine Morshead (DOWNTON ABBEY) and Jo Nolan (CHALET GIRLS) and already has Tara Fitzgerald (GAME OF THRONES) attached.