David Jackson Senior Lecturer, Filmmaking

David Jackson

David Jackson is an award winning writer and director. His acclaimed short films have been shown at international film festivals, including San Sebastian, London, Melbourne and Brest. He received nominations for Best Newcomer at Soho Rushes Film Festival and for Best Short Film by BBC Talent.

He was the recipient of a DNA Films/Script Factory First Draft Award and his professional television work includes, among others, No Angels for C4 and the groundbreaking Clocking Off for BBC1, winner of a BAFTA and an RTS Best Drama Series Award. 

This Is Not My House, a documentary portrait of his father, was winner of the 2014 Hot Shoe Photofusion Award. Winterlong, his debut feature as writer and director, premiered at the 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival and received a Nomination for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film. Winterlong was given a limited release in UK cinemas in 2019 through Miracle Distribution and is currently available to view on Amazon Prime.