Content created with passion.

jj splice films creates content for brands, agencies and audiences with precision, efficiency and power.

A roster of acclaimed artists work under the creative direction of Dean Francis, a director, cinematographer and producer who's feature films have been awarded in dozens of countries.

Our Surry Hills studio features an arsenal of production technology including the latest RED Digital Cinema cameras and a comfortable, cutting edge post-production facility.

We work flexibly at a range of budget levels and passionately tell stories to help brands excite their customers, organisations support their communities and audiences stay glued to the screen. 


Key Creatives

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Dean Francis


Dean Francis is a multi-award winning director, producer and cinematographer.

Francis’ first feature as director, the supernatural thriller ROAD TRAIN (aka ROAD KILL) was released in 50 countries and garnered critical acclaim on its 2010 Australian theatrical release including the Special Jury Prize at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival.

His recent feature DROWN secured distribution in the USA, UK and Europe and became the fastest-selling film in the history of Mardi Gras Film Festival after sell-out screenings in Sydney and Melbourne (where it won the Best Film Award) and a prestigious US Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival. 

Francis has directed and shot TVCs, branded content, documentary and over a dozen short films which have screened at more than a hundred international film festival and been honoured with awards for direction, cinematography and acting. 

Dean holds a Master of Arts in Directing from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) where he won Best Directed Drama Award and where he has also lectured.


Timothy May


Timothy is a versatile film maker with a passion for telling personal stories that engage and connect with his community.

His experience ranges from live broadcast, short form drama and documentaries, through to indie feature films and major Hollywood blockbusters.

Timothy has worked in almost every department in some way shape or form, from producing, casting, art department, editing and developing online content and social media campaigns including writing copy, photography, and graphic design. He also enjoys performance, from acting to MC-ing at events.

Timothy loves his work, from crafting documentaries, web-series, music videos and script development. With his encyclopaedic knowledge of films and film history, and a child-Iike curiosity with the world, Timothy doesn't just make art, he lives it.



Craig Boreham


Craig Boreham, is a Sydney based writer, director, designer and social media strategist.

A graduate the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Craig has directed short films, TVCs, music videos and has worked extensively in post-production on many projects.  

His short drama TRANSIENT, premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Teddy Award for best short film. 

Craig's debut feature film TEENAGE KICKS premiered at the Sydney Film Festival in 2017 and went on to have a successful film festival and commercial life, receiving distribution around the world. 



Let's create


Central Collaborative Space

Our in-house production facilities give clients tremendous flexibility with access to the latest in camera, lighting and audio technology and a live-action studio and workshop space. Our comfortable and convenient post-production suite uses RED native workflows and is ideal for collaboration from editorial through to colour-grade and digital delivery on any platform. 

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