Vicky Jewson

Vicky Jewson

director, writer, producer

Vicky Jewson was born on Sep 18, 1985 in UK. Vicky Jewson's big-screen debut came with Lady Godiva directed by Vicky Jewson in 2008.

British writer and director, Vicky Jewson has quickly gained recognition for captivating audiences with compelling female narratives told through a modern and commercial lens.Jewson's desire to bring more authentic female characters to the action genre was the inspiration for her most recent feature film, Close, starring Noomi Rapace and Sophie Nelisee. The gripping action drama centers on Sam (Rapace), one of the world's top female bodyguards who takes on a rare VIP job protecting a young, rich heiress, Zoe (Nelisee). These two women from opposite worlds immediately clash, but are thrown together when a violent attempted kidnapping forces them on the run. The film was financed through West End Films and produced by Jewson's long-term collaborator, Rupert Whitaker. Netflix released the film in January, 2019 in the U.K., U.S. and Canada.Jewson also moved into television recently when she and Whitaker were hired to adapt acclaimed writer Hugh Howey's science fiction novel, Sand for development for Amazon and producer Patrick Moran.Jewson and Whitaker have the feature film Sylvia in development with West End Films based on the true story of Mossad agent, Sylvia Rafael. Previous films written and directed by Jewson include Born of War, distributed by Lionsgate Films, an action thriller she co-wrote alongside Whitaker starring Sofia Black-D'Elia and James Frain. Shot on location in the U.K. and Jordan, the film follows a woman searching for answers after her family is killed in a terrorist attack. Jewson made her directorial debut with the film Lady Godiva starring Phoebe Thomas, Matthew Chambers, Freddie Stroma and James Wilby. The film was released by E1 in 2006, the same year in which Jewson was awarded the Women Of The Future Award for Arts, Media and Culture.Jewson began her career at age 16 directing several short films and established her production company, Jewson Film.

  • Birthday

    Sep 18, 1985
  • Place of Birth

    Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • Also known


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