Jerry Rothwell - Director, Producer

Jerry is a filmmaker whose work includes the award-winning feature documentaries: THE REASON I JUMP, based on the bestselling book by Naoki Higashida; THE SCHOOL IN THE CLOUD, about radical educationalist, Sugata Mitra; HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD, about the founders of Greenpeace; SOUR GRAPES (co-directed with Reuben Atlas) a film about a wine counterfeiter TOWN OF RUNNERS, about two girls in an Ethiopian village who aspire to be athletes; DONOR UNKNOWN, about a sperm donor and his many offspring; HEAVY LOAD, about a group of people with learning disabilities who form a punk band, and DEEP WATER (co-directed with Louise Osmond), about Donald Crowhurst’s ill-fated voyage in the 1968 round the world yacht race.

His work has won numerous accolades including two Grierson Awards, a Sundance Special Jury Prize, an RTS Award, the IDA Pare Lorentz Award, and a BAFTA nomination.

At MetFilm Production, he has exec produced and worked as an editor on numerous feature docs including Dylan Williams’ MEN WHO SWIM (now fiction feature SWIMMING WITH MEN starring Rob Brydon) and Sarah Gavron’s THE VILLAGE AT THE END OF THE WORLD.

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