Stories driven by passion.
jj splice films has produced acclaimed and boundary-pushing content for 15 years. Our work has been commercially released in over fifty countries, engaged an online audience of millions, screened in hundreds of film festivals, broadcast on television internationally and garnered dozens of awards.
We believe strongly in the power of motion picture to engage, support, and educate by eliciting powerful emotions in viewers. Our focus is the delicate alchemy of sumptuous, emotive images supported by artful editing and dynamic design of music and sound. But the most important element is always the story.
We are a full-service production company with extensive in-house facilities including a centrally-located production studio, high-end professional RED Digital Cinema cameras and a state-of-the-art colour-grading and editing suite complete with broadcast monitors and projectors. From creative and concept development, through to casting, image acquisition, editorial, colour-grading and delivery for any digital, cinema or broadcast requirement - we're hands on from start to finish and welcome close collaboration with clients.
Talk to us today about how we can reach your audience with a powerful and engaging story.
FOUNDER & CEO
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. Dean is the owner of jj splice films which has a diverse development slate of projects in film, television and web.
Craig Boreham, is a Sydney based writer, director, designer and social media strategist.
He recently project managed the Screenability project for Metro Screen which aimed to increase participation and visibility of people living with disabilities who work in film and television. The content he produced has so far clocked up over 40,000 social media views.
Craig recently produced social media strategy for Flickerfest, generating more than 10,000 Facebook engagements.
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.
In 2008 a retrospective of Craig's work, CINEMA OF TRUE POISON was presented by Fundacion Triangulo in Madrid..
Craig is currently in post-production on his debut feature film TEENAGE KICKS.
DIRECToR / ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
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.
jj splice has years of experience delivering content for cinema, broadcast, ancillary and online formats and has serviced content distributors around the world. Our comfortable post-production suite utilises RED Digital Cinema native workflows from editorial through to colour-grade, and digital delivery for any platform from web to 4k DCP.
Screening and Production Space
Our screening and production space seats 30 people and features HD projection, Dolby Digital Surround Sound, kitchenette (with popcorn machine) and comfy lounge seating. It's a great space to show clients our work, hold focus-test screenings or functions. Our feature film DROWN screened for a successful 10-week theatrical season.
Our arsenal of in-house production equipment gives our clients tremendous flexibility. Featuring the latest 8k RED Digital Cinema Cameras, the Movi M10 hand-held stabiliser and a large selection of lighting and audio equipment.