GARTH JENNINGS (Written and Directed by/Miss Crawly) is a
director and writer known for his unique and imaginative point of view.
Seamlessly working across various mediums and genres, he brings a passion, humor
and creativity to each of his projects.
Jennings previously wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Son of Rambow, a
comedy about two English schoolboys in the 1980s. Jennings earned a British
Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award nomination for his screenplay
and the film was named as one of the Top Independent Films of 2008 by the
National Board of Review. Additionally, Jennings directed the sci-fi adventure
comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, based on the popular novel of the
same name, which starred Zooey Deschanel and Sam Rockwell.
In January 2015, Jennings made the jump to literature with his debut novel "The
Deadly 7," which was released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux to rave reviews. The
monster-adventure book is a quirky, hilarious, and heart-warming story about a
kid who comes face-to-face with his own demons who prove to be useful in many
An accomplished music video director, Jennings has also directed videos for
bands, such as Radiohead, Blur, R.E.M., Fatboy Slim and Beck.
Born and raised in England, Jennings currently lives in Paris.
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