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Geoffrey Jones

Editor + Producer + Film Maker
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Geoffrey Jones was a British documentary film director and editor, noted for his contributions to the genre of the industrial film, and in particular British Transport Films.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1931 Birth Born in 1931.

THIRTIES

1963 32 Years Old Jones's first major work for British Transport Films was the 1963 film Snow, an eight minute short demonstrating how the railway network coped with the 1963 "Big Freeze". Noted for its fast paced editing and unusual photography, the film received 14 major awards upon its release and an Oscar nomination in 1965.
1967 36 Years Old The success of this film led to his longer 1967 short Rail, which contrasted the final days of the steam engine with the emergence of diesel and electric power on the West and South Coast lines. … Read More
1970 39 Years Old Jones married twice, having three children from his first marriage. He lived in various locations around the south of England for most of his career as a film-maker, and moved to live near Llandovery in Wales with his second wife during the 1970's.

FORTIES

1975 44 Years Old His third and final film for BTF was Locomotion, completed in 1975, a history of the railways consisting of over 400 archive artworks, films and objects edited to music. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 74 Years Old Died in 2005.
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