Jennifer Kent

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Born: in Australia

Filmography

Director (1)

The Babadook 2014 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

Babe 2: Pig in the City 1998 (Movie)

Lab Lady (Actor)

Milestones

2014

Her first feature film, "The Babadook," is released to international acclaim.

2006

Directed her first short film, "Monster," which screened at over 40 festivals including the Telluride Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, Slamdance, SXSW, and Aspen Shortsfest.

Bonus Trivia

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Is a descendant of historic silent film producers E.J. and Dan Carroll.

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Was urged to focus on acting while studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, but decided to shift focus to writing and directing soon after graduating.

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Personally emailed director Lars von Trier asking to visit the set of his movie "Dogville" in order to learn about filmmaking, and was allowed to join the production for one day.

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