Jess and Morgs create high impact and entertaining dance films, transporting audiences to the edge of their imaginations
Jess and Morgs are award winning dance film makers, their work has been featured on Channel 4, BBC iPlayer, Canal+ TV, at TATE Liverpool and Sadlers Wells. Commissions include: Channel 4 - Random Acts, English National Ballet, and Scottish Ballet.
Their short film TREMBLE for Scottish Ballet won the short form award at the prestigious Celtic Media Festival, 2020 and their latest short Cinderella Games won the Grand Prize for best musical at this year's Oscar qualifying, Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Curing Albrecht (commissioned by English National Ballet in association with MIF) had over 150k views and 3k shares in its first weekend online and was subsequently hosted on BBC iPlayer and Canal+TV. To date, it has won 7 awards at International Film Festivals, including Best Dance Film 2017 at New Renaissance Film Festival (UK), Best Director at Portland Dance Film Festival (USA), and the Audience Award at Barcelona’s prestigious Choreoscope Festival.
An Evening with Taglioni, is their first independently produced film, made with the support of Arts Council England. The film was made in partnership with ENB and stars ballerinas Alessandra Ferri and Antonia Franceschi. It is due to be released later next year. Most recently, Jess and Morgs directed Scottish Ballet’s first feature film The Secret Theatre, which is due for release on 21st December.
Their films are ambitious, full of high octane choreography designed specifically for the camera and feature large casts shot on spectacular locations.
Alongside their collaboration, Jess was a dancer for Company Wayne McGregor for 11 years and Morgs is a freelance choreographer for dance and theatre.