Would you like to meet us?

 

Our films have played at international film festivals all over the world including:

BFI London FF, Leeds International FF, Slamdance, Rhodes Island International FF, St Louis International FF, Fastnet Ireland, Edmonton, Film Quest, London Short FF, British Shorts Berlin FF, Monster Fest (AUS), Screamfest LA,  Grimm Fest, East End Film Festival,  Glasgow Film Festival.

 

Director/FOUNDER – JO LEWIS

Agent:  Andrew Mills at Jab Management.
Jo is an award-winning director/Producer whose films have played at International BAFTA/BIFA qualifying Film Festivals all over the world. She is producing the animation stop-motion short film Flower and the Girl – which she wrote, and which is currently in post production.  Jo has just completed directing the feature documentary #Sugarwater, following the first ever performance of a Deaf and disabled theatre company at the National Theatre which premiered at the St Louis International Film Festival. Jo is directing forthcoming feature OWEN, a documentary on the life and legacy of the great wrestling Icon Owen Hart. Jo has worked in TV production (Factual, docs, development and drama) for companies including: Talkback, Endemol, IWC, Spun Gold, ITV, The BBC, Zenith and Wildfire. Her TV credits include the 11 0′clock Show, Ali G innit, Da best of Ali G and International Feature Length documentary co – productions for  The Discovery Channel. Her film production work includes films by Mike Leigh, Anthony Minghella, Ridley Scott and Andrea Arnold’s OSCAR winning short film WASP. Jo has an MA in Text and Performance Studies from RADA and Kings College London. She is an alumni of BFI Network x BAFTA CREW and a member of London based Cinesisters and NY Film Fatales.

 

Director/WRITER – SAM CALLIS

Sam Callis is an actor who trained at LAMDA and who has played in the West End along side Derek Jacobi at the Old Vic (The Tempest) Olivia Colman and Phoebe Waller Bridge at the Noel Coward Theatre (HayFever). His TV credits include Game of Thrones, Dr Who.  Sam directed Inside Run, which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and was nominated as ‘Best Film from the Vault’ at the ‘Shorties’ NY. Sam wrote and directed the short film Viking, with his brother Ben, which premiered at SLAMDANCE, winning ‘Best Global Short’ at the Arizona Film Festival and ‘Best Screenplay’ at the Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest and the Shortpole London Film Festival.  Sam is writing and directing across a slate of Breakneck projects.

 

PRODUCER/Creative Director – BEN CALLIS

Ben is an award winning Creative Director and Producer whose films have screened Internationally to rave reviews. This includes the short film Viking, which premiered at Slamdance and took best global short at the Arizona International Film Festival. Ben is co- Producing across a slate of projects including the animated short film ‘Flower and the Girl’. During his career he has received numerous international awards including Cannes Lions, One Show, Clio, British Television Advertising Awards and D&AD. He also is part of several leading edge Digital Business Groups which aim to define the impact technology is having on audience behaviour and how that is effecting everyday consumption of information and content.

 

Please start a conversation with us at: info@breakneckfilms.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakneck Films is a Breakneck Productions Ltd Company