Sam chats to Big Issue Magazine

June 27, 2018

Sam was interviewed by Big Issue North as his film SKIN tours the UK in cinemas.

Underworld to form soundtrack for 'yandass.mov'

May 24, 2018

The music of Electronic Duo Underworld of international acclaim (Trainspotting, London 2012 Opening Ceremony) will form the soundtrack for the film 'yandass.mov'. 

yandass.mov In Production

March 01, 2018

New film 'yandass.mov' heads in production. The film is a collaboration between Yandass Ndlovu (dancer) and Sam Jones (director). 

New 'Major £10,000 Commission' awarded from Channel 4 Random Acts

August 21, 2017

Sam was recently commissioned by Channel 4 Random Acts one of their new 'major £10,000 commissions', one of only two available in the North of England. 

His film will be a collaboration with dancer Yandass Ndlovu, exploring how a dancer and a filmmaker can collaborate.

Lifeline nominated for Best Short Film award

July 10, 2017

Lifeline has been nominated for the Best Short Film award at the British Urban Film Festival 2017. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony in September 2017 at the BT Tower overlooking London.

Sam talks to BBC North West Tonight

January 01, 2020

BBC North West Tonight shot a feature about Sam on their programme.

Click to watch the article!

Matt Lucas watches LIFELINE

January 01, 2020

Matt Lucas, actor and comedian, came across BFI funded short film Lifeline online and tweeted about the film.

"What an amazing achievement. Some people are just born to do it. Edgar Wright started at a similar age."

Sam talking on BBC Radio Manchester about film

April 06, 2017

Sam went on to BBC Radio Manchester to chat about filmmaking.
Listen at 01:11:11
 

Director's Notes Interview with Sam

April 02, 2017

Rob Munday (Vimeo, Short of the Week) caught up with Sam in an interview for Director's Notes, the website for filmmakers.

Altrincham Today write about LIFELINE

March 31, 2017

Altrincham Today newspaper write about LIFELINE.

Written by David Prior

Write Up in the Arts Shelf

March 31, 2017

Media Blogger 'The Arts Shelf' wrote about the release of LIFELINE

Lifeline wins Best Film and Filmmaker at Cinemagic

December 20, 2016

Lifeline won Best Film and Filmmaker at Cinemagic Film Festival, a festival for filmmakers under 25.

Lifeline wins Best Student Film Award at NOTIFF

December 19, 2016

Lifeline won the Best Student Film Award at Nottingham International Film Festival 2017.

Click for an interview done with Nottingham International Film Festival about the film.

'Lifeline' nominated for Oscar Qualifying Best Narrative Short Award at Rhode Island Film Festival

August 04, 2016

Lifeline is going to the USA for the Oscar/BAFTA qualifying Rhode Island International Film Festival! It has been nominated for the Oscar Qualifying Grand Prize for Best Narrative Short Film!

Metro coverage for 'Lifeline' at the British Urban Film Festival

August 04, 2016

"Sam Jones, 17, is the youngest director to debut at the festival with short Lifeline"

Some great coverage from the Metro about BFI funded Lifeline in the British Urban Film Festival!

Lifeline makes it to the Official Selection of the British Urban Film Festival!

July 04, 2016

Lifeline has been selected to be included in the British Urban Film Festival 2016. The festival is sponsored by Channel 4

Lifeline wins the People's Choice Award at the International Indie Flicks Festival

May 03, 2016

Lifeline won the People's Choice Award at the International IndieFlicks film festival in Manchester! 

O2 wins Into Film 'Film of the Month'!

April 19, 2016

O2 wins Film of the Month run by Into Film for April! Read an interview done with them by clicking the link!

'Lifeline' screens at BFI Future Film Festival 2016

February 21, 2016

'Lifeline' was screened at the BFI Southbank on the closing day of the BFI Future Film Festival 2016 in NFT1, a 450 seat cinema!

Messenger Newspaper Article

April 18, 2015

The Messenger newspaper got in touch about the award win, here is the article!

HOME Cinema Article

March 03, 2015

HOME Cinema, hosts of the Manchester BFI Academy wrote about the BFI Future Film Festival Fiction award win.

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