Creative Lives — Shoots, sheep and long shots: Jeannette Sutton, producer at Just So

Posted 21 September 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

A professional dancer up until the age of 25, producer Jeannette Sutton has already been a retiree. After deciding it was a path she no longer wanted to pursue, a cold call to a friend of a friend’s sister turned into a lifelong friendship and, crucially, acted as her first big break into the world of film. Having worked as a runner and a production manager, she’s now calling the shots as a producer at creative agency Just So and is the organisational mastermind behind shoots, budgets and logistics. The reality is a random and spontaneous one that sees her scoping out new work, on location, and occasionally borrowing the odd sheep. Swapping the stage for the screen, she fills us in on her career journey thus far and imparts some vital words of wisdom for budding producers.  

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