Jackalor films was born from a quiet mutual respect.

A likeminded love for relatable storytelling, with a passion for telling those stories truthfully…

Character driven with depth and a distinct visual sense of place at its core. Not everything needs to be understood all the time. But it should ask questions, it should affect and offer a need to reflect.

Jackie & Laura x

Laura Bayston

Laura Bayston was born and raised in Dagenham East London. She is known for her work as an award-winning actor on the BAFTA & OSCAR qualifying multi award-winning films Hungry Joe & Hollow.

Laura attended the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School in North London whilst also completing additional training at The Bristol Old Vic & The Bristol Acting Academy. TV & Film credits include Killing Eve BBC America, Ellen C4 Films, Slow Horses for Apple TV & BBC Doctors.

Jackie Howard

Jackie is a former member of the RAF with 30 year’s experience working within financial services for companies such as HSBC, AXA, Aegon and currently Royal London. This role has given Jackie is a hardworking professional edge, with top quality leadership and management skills which she now brings to her role as Producer at Jackalor Films. 

A talented photographer with a passion for film, means Jackie has a skilled eye for what looks good on screen. 

She’s worked on numerous projects; a Feature called ‘Grace’ Directed by Heath Jones in the US as set photographer, has stage managed and produced many theatre productions at The Kings Theatre Gloucester including Sabbat, which led to her union with Jackalor Films and onto producing her first short film ‘Old Windows’ starring Larry Lamb.