PRODUCER JENNY MONKS
Producer. Storyteller. Scouser. Mum.
Jennifer is a BAFTA, Royal Television Society nominated and BIFA winning producer. Jennifer’s short films have been selected for SXSW, Sydney, Sundance, Encounters, Cannes, Edinburgh & BFI film festivals. Pencil Trick was named a CE50 company in 2019, making it one of the top 50 UK Creative Businesses and is a recipient of a 2020 BFI Vision Award. In 2018 her company Pencil Trick Productions produced RTS and BIFA nominated BSL/English language TV drama TO KNOW HIM with iFeatures Director Ted Evans and BAFTA nominated co-producer Michelle Stein/Escape Films. In 2020, in association with Intermission Film, Pencil Trick Produced BFI Network Short AN EVERYDAY ACT with Liverpool Writer/Director Gavin Scott Whitfield.
Jennifer regularly Produces freelance for some of the biggest and best British Indies. For Tigerlily Productions she produced the BAFTA nominated BBC documentary MISSING DAD, following the experiences of families who have a parent in prison. For Chief Productions Jennifer Produced feature Documentary DAVID vs GOLIATH, a 12 month fly on the wall film following ex-world heavyweight boxing champion David Haye as he retired from the sport. DAVID vs GOLIATH is available on Amazon Prime Video.
Jennifer has several feature projects in funded development with BFI.
She is a mum of two who actively works to campaign for better conditions for working parents.