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’s work includes training, developing and funding first-time feature filmmakers in the Microwave feature scheme; selecting and supporting emerging filmmakers through the Production Finance Market’s New Talent strand. Film London also delivers BFI NETWORK funding in London, commissioning award-winning shorts including Wren Boys, The Field, Landline and White Riot: London 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.