Jo Duncombe

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The Middle East and North Africa, short film travel grants, the UK Shorts portal and Lab support.


Email: | Twitter: @Jo_duncs; @British_Film

About Jo

Jo manages short film, new talent programmes and our work in the Middle East and North Africa. She also works as a freelance curator, most recently at Birds' Eye View, championing women’s cinema. She was previously with the Independent Cinema Office and the London Short Film Festival.

Jo is also the UK programmer for the Victoria Film Festival and has worked as an impact strategist and fundraiser on documentaries including A Syrian Love Story.

Jo's favourite British film

A Syrian Love Story

A young boy looking at a photo of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad

Meet our team

Jo never misses...

Discovering new short filmmakers

Apply for a travel grant

Our team

The British Council film team is made up of film industry experts, together with selected freelance colleagues, working across genres and disciplines.

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