Jennings on 19 March 2008
March 4, 1972 |
Epping, Essex, England, U.K.
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor|
Garth Jennings (born March 4, 1972) is a British film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He is best known for directing the films The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Son of Rambow and Sing. Jennings co-founded the production company Hammer & Tongs.
Hammer & Tongs
In 1993, Jennings co-founded the production company Hammer & Tongs alongside Dominic Leung and Nick Goldsmith. The production company was primarily responsible for directing and writing music videos. Their music video for Radiohead's song "Lotus Flower" earned Jennings a nomination at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.
|2004||Shaun of the Dead||Yes||"Fun-Dead" Zombie||Uncredited|
|2005||The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy||Yes||Yes||Frankie Mouse (voice; uncredited)|
|2007||Son of Rambow||Yes||Yes|
|Hot Fuzz||Yes||Crack Addict||Uncredited|
|2009||Fantastic Mr. Fox||Yes||Bean's Son (voice)|
|2013||The World's End||Yes||Man in Pub #5||Uncredited|
|Come Together||Yes||Fritz||Short film|
- Jennings, Garth (13 December 2010). "Garth Jennings: Kanye killed my video". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- Hubert, Andrea (29 March 2008). "Boys in the mud". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- Dee, Johnny (12 March 2011). "Internet picks of the week". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- "'Despicable Me 3' Set For June 2017 Release; 'Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas' Arrives Five Months Later". Deadline. January 15, 2014. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
- Idelson, Karen (20 December 2016). "Director Garth Jennings Switches to a New Beat With 'Sing'". Variety. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- Thomas, Sarah (9 December 2016). "Sing writer-director Garth Jennings on the feel-good magic of animals making music". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- Borys Kit (January 15, 2015). "Matthew McConaughey to Star in Illimination Animated Film (EXCLUSIVE)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 15, 2015.