Jones is the filmmaking project of Michael Woodward and Max Barron. Their debut feature film Everyone's Going To Die was released in the UK to critical acclaim in June 2015.
Made independently for £65,000, the film premiered at SXSW and Edinburgh film festivals, garnering numerous 5 star reviews and being included in Little White Lies 5 best of the EIFF, where Jones were nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature. At Dinard the film won a Special Jury Prize, and at Raindance it was nominated again for Best British Feature. The film also played in competition at Istanbul and Mar Del Plata (Argentina), at Premiers Plans (France), Luxembourg, Emden (Germany) and Mons, where it won the CICAE Art Cinema Award. It was nominated for a BIFA award in the Raindance category.
It was released theatrically in France, Latin America and in theatres across the USA through the Manhattan Project. It was also included in Moscow’s festival of the best British films, where Jones were guest speakers at the Moscow Film School, and screened at New York’s Rochester Museum Of Fine Art.
In short form, Jones have been nominated for European Young Director of the year at the Cannes Advertising Festival, and their commercials have won Gold Twice at the Campaign Big Awards, a Worldmedal at the New York Advertising Festival and been longlisted for the APA show of Britain’s best commercials. Their music videos have been viewed more than 30 million times online (and counting).