Our Directors

Jim De Zoete


Jim de Zoete is an award-winning director who specialises in documentary and performance. 

He directed the critically acclaimed documentary ‘100 Seconds to beat the world: The David Rudisha Story’ about the Kenyan Olympic Gold medalist and his highly unusual coach, the Irish Catholic missionary Brother Colm O’Connell for BBC Four.

“Magical, beautiful film” - The Guardian

“Powerful and insightful” - The Telegraph


He has directed Sir David Attenborough, Kelis and Flight of the Conchords in promotional trailers for the BBC and was named as one of Time Out's '100 most influential people in the creative industries' in 2012.