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Jenny Wilkes

Director, Writer
1 August 1947 to 1 November 2017

A British director and writer whose career began as a researcher and then in children’s television, Wilkes then returned to school to train as a film director. She won a Student Academy Award for best foreign student film in 1984, and went on to write and direct the Oscar-nominated short Making Waves (1987).

Read Jenny Wilkes' Guardian obituary.