tom_jeffreyTom Jeffrey AM is a Film and TV Producer, Writer and Director. His best known movie is The Odd Angry Shot, which he wrote, directed and co-produced.

Among his TV productions were Five Times Dizzy, the multi-award winning children’s drama mini-series for SBS TV and the ABC TV drama serial Pastures Of The Blue Crane.

Tom was variously Chairman of the Film, Radio and Television Board of the Australia Council; Chairman of the Australian Film and Television School; Board member of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation;  and from 1997-2000 President of the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA). He was Chairman of the National Institute of Dramatic Art’s (NIDA) Board of Studies from 2006 to 2010, and from 2006 to 2012 a Director of NIDA’s Board.

Tom received the 2006 ASDA Accreditation Award in recognition of Excellence in Direction.

In 2007 was President of the Australian Cinema Pioneers and in November 2010 was made a Life Member of the Screen Production Association of Australia in recognition of his contribution to SPAA and to the industry.

In 1981, Tom was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his services to the Australian film and television production industries.