Kerinne Jenkins is an Australian/English director with over ten years experience in the film industry, with a background in production and development.
She has developed a unique voice for pushing the traditional boundaries of genre and the short film form with a focus on themes of safety and control, the way we remember and how we physically experience the world. She creates textually driven and immersive works that have a visceral impact on their audience.
In 2011 Kerinne returned to Sydney where she was selected by the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School to study directing.
2013 saw the successful crowd funding of an ambitious short dance film called 'Emergence' which was finished in 2014 and will be released online this year.
In 2015 her project 'The Divide' was selected for the Platform X Multi-Platform masterclass run by Mike Jones and the AustralianWriters Guild. (Under the working title 'The Road').
Over the years Kerinne has also directed numerous music videos with a flare for fast fragmented edits and capturing the essence of a bands style and personality.
Her short films have been shown at festivals around the world, with her first short film 'Precious' currently distributed by Shorts International. She has had two of her short films nominated for the Peer Raben Award for score.
She is currently developing the short film project 'The Divide' and her first feature 'Cattle', a genre film set in the Australian outback based around the myth of 'cattle mutilation'.
She took her first baby steps in the film industry in the UK where over a five year period she was mentored by director Paul Andrew Williams and producer Ken Marshall at Steel Mill Pictures where she was involved from start to finish with their feature films London to Brighton, The Cottage and Cherry Tree Lane as well as thedevelopment of feature films Song for Marion and Filth.
In 2014 she directed the Raw Nerve funded short film '1919' starting Benedict Hardie, Matilda Ridgway and John Howard. A funding initiative run by metroscreen and Screen Australia in conjunction with ABC 2.