Principal Lecturer and Head of Enterprise
Jennifer has worked as an actor in repertory and West End theatre, film and TV. Her screenplays have won the La Femme, 21st Century and Latino screenwriting competitions.
Her producing credits include The Secret Songs of Butterfish, which aired on international television and won a Gold Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Special Jury Award at the New York Expo; On the Roof, a Fujifilm award-winning short; The Real Fawlty Towers for Anglia Television directed by Lindy Heymann; the experimental Winesburg, Ohio, adapted from the Sherwood Anderson book of the same name and Lost in Winesburg, a feature-length documentary which charted the making of the film.Jennifer’s experimental screenplay, MSI: The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations, is currently being adapted into a graphic novel by Princeton University Press. The Casting Handbook, published by Routledge in 2013 and co-written with Suzy Catliff, is a comprehensive and informative compilation of facts and professional guidelines on the infrastructure and process of casting for all live and recorded media.
Prior to joining Leeds Beckett University, Jennifer taught screenwriting and producing at the Ohio University School of Film in the USA.