Jonnie Dean is a Screenwriter and Film Director based in London and Dorset, He works as a freelancer as a Cameraman, Editor and sometimes a self-shooting Director.

He is currently working on a feature length Documentary Peace: A Child’s Dream, based on his short film.

He is also writing his first children’s novel, which will be released alongside a feature length film

Although still in his twenties:

  • Jonnie has written his first fictional Motion Picture Film aimed for Children
  • Has Directed several short films
  • Has been screened in International Film Festivals
  • and he has travelled to India, Nigeria, Kenya, The Caribbean, Mexico and some of the States in America.
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He is a practising Pacifist and Meditator, adopting some forms of Spiritual concepts that he puts into practise in daily life.


  • Directors Foundation Certificate – Raindance (2014)
  • Directing Essentials – Raindance (2014)
  • Writing For Children – Morley College – (2013)
  • BSC Degree in Film Production Technology – Staffordshire Uni – (2004-2009)
  • National Diploma in Multimedia – Bournemouth Art College – (2002-2004)


  • Had his own Film Premiere, with a ticketed audience of sixty people for his Peace Documentary
  • Has written a Debut Feature Film Script
  • Short Films have been selected in International Film Festivals
  • Was a Cruise Ship Videographer for one year, which gave him the experience of travelling on his own.
  • Has worked on Short Films, Corporate Videos as a Cameraman, Editor and Sound Recordist
  • Worked as a Production Assistant for Bafta Nominated Writer Tim Clague and Film Director Andy Marsh