Tom Morven Jeffrey AM (born 26 September 1938) is an Australian film and television producer and director. He worked at the ABC and BBC, becoming an ABC drama director in the late 1960s.[1] In 1971 he became head of the Producers and Directors Guild of Australia. He was also a consultant on the Experimental Film Fund and on the Film, Radio and Television Board of the Australian Council for the Arts.[2]

Tom Jeffrey AM
Tom Morven Jeffrey

(1938-09-26) 26 September 1938 (age 83)
OccupationFilm and television producer and director
EmployerABC Australia, British Broadcasting Corporation

From the early 1980s he stopped directing and concentrated on producing.[3]

Jeffrey was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 1981 Australia Day Honours.[4]

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  1. ^ Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, p 294
  2. ^ David Stratton, The Last New Wave: The Australian Film Revival, Angus & Robertson, 1980, pp. 115–117
  3. ^ Interview with Tom Jeffrey, 12 November 1998 accessed 19 October 2012
  4. ^ "Tom Morven Jeffrey". It's an Honour. Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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