Mike Jefferies biography

Mike Jefferies

Screenwriter, Author

1964 –

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Who is Mike Jefferies?

Born in Liverpool, Mike Jefferies is a British screenwriter and film producer.

Jefferies founded the highly successful media and publishing group Mondiale in 1991 which he sold to the Daily Mail in 1999 after winning the HRH Queens Award for Export in 1998.

In 2000 Jefferies moved to Los Angeles where he founded and subsequently sold the B2B media group Line 56

Jefferies lives in South Africa for the majority of the year and visits England and LA for business.

In 2002 he moved into the world of feature film writing and producing, beginning with the soccer trilogy Goal!

Jefferies co-wrote the three screenplays for Goal! with Adrian Butchart and contributions from veteran British writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais and. The story of a young illegal immigrant, rising from poverty to become one of the World's greatest players was released by Disney and has been shown in 38 countries worldwide. Goal! grossed $27.6m at the box office.

Jefferies was again one of the writers on the second part of the trilogy, Goal! 2: Living the Dream..., which was released in the USA in Summer 2008. Jefferies also co-wrote part three of the trilogy Goal! 3: Taking on the World with Piers Ashworth

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Born
1964
Liverpool
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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