SJ is an accomplished television director working in both the UK and US. She just wrapped an episode of ROCK AND ROLL for HBO and is currently directly the five-part BBC1 series LOVE, NINA from Nick Hornby and See-Saw Films. Most recently SJ directed the pilot of Netflix’s JESSICA JONES project for Marvel. Prior to that she directed the pilot of USA’s action adventure event series, DIG for Keshet which starred Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche and was written and Executive Produced by Gideon Raff (Homeland, Tyrant) and Executive Produced by Tim Kring (Heroes, Touch, Crossing Jordan). She directed Frank Spotnitz's pilot HUNTED for BBC/HBO Cinemax, which Kudos/Shine executive produced and starred Melissa George.
She recently directed episodes of TURN (AMC new series from Craig Silverstein/Barry Josephson starring Jamie Bell), THE BRIDGE, HOSTAGES, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, SMASH, BATES MOTEL, and Alan Ball’s HBO/Cinemax series BANSHEE. SJ has worked extensively on the BAFTA and International Emmy Award winning show LIFE ON MARS as well as on the acclaimed series HUSTLE. She co-created MISTRESSES for the BBC/ ECOSSE in the UK and directed the opening run of the UK episodes. She directed the feature TOAST for Ruby Films / BBC which is based on the best-selling, autobiographical novel by renowned food writer and chef Nigel Slater and written by Billy Elliot scribe Lee Hall, which starred Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore.
Previously, SJ directed the 3 part original drama thriller WHITECHAPEL for Carnival which aired in January 2009 on ITV to excellent reviews and huge ratings and is now going into its 3rd season. In the states, she also directed episodes of HEROES, DEXTER, UGLY BETTY, and HOUSE. The Guardian named her one of the top 50 most powerful women in film and television in 2012.
A former super-heroine decides to reboot her life by becoming a private investigator.
An FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem is investigating a murder of a young female archaeologist, but unearths an artefact that will change the course of history and a conspiracy 2000 years in the making.
The surgeon who is about to operate on the US president is taken hostage by a rogue FBI agent. She is forced into an impossible dilemma when she's ordered to botch the operation in order to save her family.
Female prison drama. Follows the story of inmate who is imprisoned for 15 months after smuggling drug money for a friend.
US version of the acclaimed Danish/Swedish co-production. Two detectives are drawn into a complex case to track take down a serial killer operating across the Texas-Chihuahua border.