Jonathon Crewe


2019Jonathon Crewe's has written a pitch black, strange new comedy that definitely sparks conversation.
Stephanie Ressort
2019Emotionally fuelled and challenging to watch. Crewe has written a multi-layered and very complex play.
Elaine Chapman
2019Crewe's talents as a director and writer really shine
Jonathan Marshall
2019a staggering, shocking, exciting and ground-breaking piece of theatre...demonstrates just how talented and versatile Crewe is as a writer
Rachel Overd


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016 - 2020Writer, Director, Producer
Film (Feature)
Face 2 FaceTouchbook Productions / University of Surrey
2019Writer and Director
Theatre Production
Under the RadarWho Said Theatre
2015 - 2016Writer, Director and Producer
EntangledUniversity of Surrey
2014 - 2015Writer, Director
Toy SoldierDockside Studios / Resonance FM
2012 - 2014Writer
Film (Feature)
Time for ActionFireback Films
2010 - 2013Writer and Producer
TangierHuRica Productions
2011 - 2012Writer
Film (Short)
Sonny's Last Supper
Fabio Youniss
Dirty Negative Films
2011 - 2012Writer
Film (Short)
Goodbye Halloween
Fabio Youniss
Dirty Negative Films
2011 - 2012Writer
Film (Short)
Fabio Youniss
Dirty Negative Films
2011 - 2012Writer
Film (Feature)
The Blue TrainFireback Films
2010 - 2011Writer and Director
Film (Short)
American gunThreeBrainCells
2009 - 2011Writer
Film (Feature)
Be MeFireback Films
2009 - 2010Writer, Director and Producer
Film (Short)
The hypnotistThe Human Factory
2009 - 2010Writer and Director
Film (Short)
The JokerClockwork Amoeba
2009Writer, Director, Editor
Film (Short)
Bloody CinemaMarcel Karst
2007 - 2008Writer, Director and Producer
Film (Short)
QuantumThe Human Factory
2007Writer, Director and Producer
Film (Short)
Going NowhereThe Human Factory
2005 - 2006Writer, Director and Producer
Film (Feature)
The Human FactoryThe Human Factory
2004 - 2005Writer, Director and Producer
Film (Short)
London and ParisThe Human Factory
  • Education

    2016PhD Creative WritingUniversity of Surrey
    2009MA Feature Film ScreenwritingRoyal Holloway, University of London
    2003BA Film and DramaUniversity of Reading

    About me

    Jonathon Crewe is an award-winning writer and director for film, theatre and radio.

    He founded The Human Factory filmmaking collective where he wrote and directed a number of award nominated short films, including the internationally exhibited sci-fi short Quantum.

    In 2010, his debut feature screenplay Donna4Eva was shortlisted for a David Lean Award and he was subsequently commissioned to write three feature screenplays for Fireback Films. He teamed up with various production companies where he wrote and directed three award nominated short films, culminating in the internationally acclaimed American Gun, distributed by Renderyard.

    He has also worked on radio drama where he has written and directed three feature length plays, Tangier, Toy Soldier and Entangled, all broadcast on Resonance FM.

    Jonathon was subsequently commissioned by WhoSaid? Theatre to adapt Toy Soldier for a two week run at the Brockley Jack Theatre. His follow up on the London stage, Under the Radar, premiered at The Bread and Roses Theatre in November 2019, to rave reviews and sell out performances.

    Jonathon recently finished shooting his debut feature film, Face2Face, which is currently on the festival circuit, already securing an award for Best Director at the Alternative Film Festival, Toronto.

    He is constantly looking to collaborate as a writer and / or director on exciting and thought-provoking new film and theatre projects.

    Additional Information

    Face2Face - Best Director Feature Category and Semi-Finalist: Best Sci-fi / Fantasy Feature Alternative Film Festival 2020, Toronto

    Award of Merit at the Accolade Global Film Competition 2020

    'Official Selection' for Depth of Field International Film Festival 2021

    Under the Radar awarded Offcomm Commendation for short run 2019

    Under the Radar currently nominated for Standing Ovation Award 2019

    American Gun - Multi-award nominated for best short film American Online Film Awards:- New York, USA, 2014, This Is England, Rouen, France, 2012, Aesthetica Film Festival, York, UK, 2012, Bornshorts Film Festival, Bornholm, Denmark, 2012, Open Cinema Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2012, Edinburgh Short Film Festival, UK, 2012, Berlin British Shorts Film Festival, Germany, 2012, EuroShorts, Warsaw, Poland, 2011, 7th Renderyard Film Festival, Spain, 2011, Budapest International Short Film Festival, Hungary, 2011

    Sleepers shortlisted Bafta Rocliffe Writing Forum 2011

    Donna4Eva shortlisted for David Lean Award for Screenwriting 2010

    The Hypnotist nominated for best experimental film End of the Pier International Film Festival, 2010

    The Joker nominated for best comedy film End of the Pier International Film Festival, 2010

    Quantum - multi-award nominated for best short film:-

    Swansea International Film Festival, 2010, England International Film Festival, 2010.

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Experienced in
    • Comedy
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)