BIOGRAPHY

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JONATHAN SIDWELL

An experienced 1st AD working in Commercials, Promos, Feature Films, TV & Numerous Multi Award Winning Productions.

My high energy levels and strong work ethic are infectious. Combined with a good sense of humour and dedicated approach, I endeavour to provide Directors and Producers with the support they deserve.

Experienced with:

Helicopters and Drones

Underwater & Boats

Cars & Tracking vehicles

Children & Animals

Sports and Top Athletes

SFX, HVFX, VFX

Large Crowd Scenes

Beauty & Fashion

A-list Celebrities

Stunts & Wires

3D Occulus Rift

Fight Scenes

Difficult Locations (Mountains, Jungle, Sea, Mountains)

APA - COVID SHOOTING GUIDELINES ASSESMENT COMPLETE

First Option Health & Safety Passport

First Aid at work course completed

APA Producers Masterclass 2014 (Distinction)

Student Mentor - University of Lincoln

FULL ADG Guild Member

Founder Member of the ADA (Assistant Directors Association of Great Britain)

BECTU Member

TMT Award for Excellence In Music Video Directing

LUX Global Excellence Awards-Commercial AD (UK) of the Year

Ski & Snowboard,

PADI Open Water Diving License,

Experienced Martial Artist

(Chinese Kickboxing & Krav Maga)

Strong Sporting Knowledge

Keen Golfer

PRESS (Selected Links)

FILMOGRAPHY

Wild Bill
The City and The City
The War of The Worlds
ITV DRAMA

2nd Unit Dailies

TV DRAMA 
(MAMMOUTH SCREN)

2nd Unit Dailies

SHORT FILM (WARP FILMS)

1st Assistant Director

Unseen
The Idyll
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

TV DRAMA
(MAMMOUTH SCREN)

2nd Unit Dailies

You and Your Dog
TV CHALLENGE SHOW (WALL TO WALL)

1st Assistant Director

Amar Akbar and Tony
Feature Film

1st Assistant Director

Breaking Magic S1&S2
TV MAGIC SHOW (OBJECTIVE)

1st Assistant Director

Attrition
AWARD WINNING
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

Pusher
Feature Film (VERTIGO FILMS)

2nd Assistant Director

Henry Cowell
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

Dead End
Feature Film

2nd Assistant Director

Deep Gold
FEATURE FILM
SHOT IN THE PHILIPPINES

2nd Assistant Director

1st Assistant Director

HANNA SEASON 2
NETFLIX 

2nd Unit Dailies

1st Assistant Director

Henry Cowell

FILMOGRAPHY

Wild Bill
The City and The City
The War of The Worlds
ITV DRAMA

2nd Unit Dailies

TV DRAMA 
(MAMMOUTH SCREN)

2nd Unit Dailies

1st Assistant Director

SHORT FILM (WARP FILMS)

1st Assistant Director

Unseen
The Idyll
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

TV DRAMA
(MAMMOUTH SCREN)

2nd Unit Dailies

1st Assistant Director

You and Your Dog
TV CHALLENGE SHOW (WALL TO WALL)

1st Assistant Director

Amar Akbar and Tony
Feature Film

1st Assistant Director

Breaking Magic S1&S2
TV MAGIC SHOW (OBJECTIVE)

1st Assistant Director

Attrition
AWARD WINNING
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

Pusher
Feature Film (VERTIGO FILMS)

2nd Assistant Director

Henry Cowell
SHORT FILM

1st Assistant Director

Dead End
Feature Film

2nd Assistant Director

Deep Gold
FEATURE FILM
SHOT IN THE PHILIPPINES

2nd Assistant Director

1st Assistant Director

HANNA SEASON 2
NETFLIX 

2nd Unit Dailies

1st Assistant Director

The Amazing Mr Goodwin
DISCOVERY / OBJECTIVE

1st Assistant Director

Amar Akbar and Tony

1st Assistant Director

Feature Film
One Night 

3rd Assistant Director (Dailies)

BBC Drama
Grantchester S2

2nd Assistant Director (Dailies)

ITV DRAMA
China's Next Top Model

1st Assistant Director

TV Series - Final in London
Bear Grylls
You Vs Wild Asia
1st Assistant Director
Heartstoppers
NETFLIX 

1st Assistant Director

(2nd Unit Dailies)