Head of Talent Development & Production
Jordan McGarry is Film London’s Head of Talent Development and Production, heading the team that discovers and develops London’s emerging filmmakers.
The team supports filmmakers and content creators in London and beyond through the Production Finance Market’s New Talent strand (alumni include the teams behind Censor, Boiling Point and If The Streets Were on Fire), the regular Film London Labs series, and our IP market, UPstream. Film London also delivers BFI NETWORK funding in London, commissioning celebrated shorts including Precious Hair and Beauty and Run in recent years.
Before Film London, Jordan spent five years as Director of Curation at Vimeo, leading the team that programmed the site’s illustrious Staff Picks channel, uncovering talent for Vimeo Originals and brand partners and working closely on the front line of the direct distribution revolution via the development of the Vimeo On Demand platform.
In earlier past lives, Jordan paid her dues as a journalist, in festival programming, video commissioning and as an executive producer at Partizan London.