Flying Fish has signed acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Christine Jeffs to its roster.
James Moore, EP and MD at Flying Fish: "We've had an ongoing
relationship with Christine and it's great to be able to make her
representation with us official. Christine's delicate charm and craft in
her work is something to admire. She is an exceptionally talented and a
very experienced performance and drama director."
Jeffs brings with her a wealth of knowledge when it comes to emotive and
cinematic film making, long and short form. Her most notable work,
directing eloquent and charming 'Sunshine Cleaning' staring Emily Blunt,
Amy Adams and Alan Arkin, 'Sylvia' with Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel
Craig and Christine's first feature "Rain" was selected for "Directors
Fortnight" at the Cannes International Film Festival. No NZ film has
been selected in this prestigious category since. "Rain" was sold
internationally and screened theatrically around the world, including a
US domestic release. It was selected for many international film
festivals including Sundance, Toronto, and was hailed by critics
Jeffs' most recent commercial work includes directing
the latest BP campaigns with Ogilvy. She has won numerous advertising
awards over the years including Cannes Lions.
Says Jeffs: "With
my feature film focus, joining Fish is the perfect match. I am excited
to work in an environment that understands and values specifically what
feature film experience brings to commercials and that champions the
connection between great performance and great commercials. I will fit
right into what is a top notch family of directors and producers, many
whom have already been part of my journey."Click here
to view Christine Jeffs work.
Jeffs is available for projects immediately and Flying Fish welcomes enquiries. Please contact: James Moore: firstname.lastname@example.org
and Samantha Attenborough: email@example.com