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Jonathan Ogilvie

Director, Writer

Christchurch-born Jonathan Ogilvie's many music videos include Straitjacket Fits classic She Speeds. Based in Australia since the 1990s, Ogilvie has twice competed at the Cannes Film Festival. He has also directed four features: Emulsion (2006), shot on Super 8 film, 1920s gangster romance The Tender Hook (2008), starring Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne, thriller Lone Wolf (2021) and Kiwi coming of age drama Head South (2024).

...a director who has earned his name as one of the very few people in the world to have his short films screen in back-to-back Cannes film festivals... Writer Hussain Currimbhoy describes Jonathan Ogilvie, Senses of Cinema website, February 2007