AS WRITER & DIRECTOR - A good film director understands the way an audience reacts to images and sounds as they are played before them. Jason has spent the last 15 years of his career studying and perfecting the art of evoking the correct emotions from his audiences. An extremely particular person with an incredibly high attention to detail, Jason is constantly looking for ways to not only tell stories, but to tell them in the best way possible. Jason has directed music videos, short films, documentaries, television shows, infomercials, and hundreds of TV Commercials. As a Director/DP, he has a very clear understanding of everything it takes to make a project successful, both from a story and technical standpoint. Jason has worked with hundreds of actors, everyday people, and a handful of celebrities on camera over the years. Understanding and creating emotion is a rare skill that Jason is constantly improving and perfecting.
AS DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - Jason's passion for lighting and camera movement is extremely evident in all his work. His desire is to learn from the greater DP's that have come before him while constantly looking for new ways to do things that have never been done. In the filmmaking environment there are constant challenges that involve budget, location, weather, visual effects, formats, and deadlines; the list goes on and on. By making good decisions as a department head, Jason not only creates beautiful images but also eliminates many of these challenges. His pursuit as a DP has taken him all over the world, and left him with hands on experience with some of the greatest camera toys available. His specialty is creating emotion and mood through lighting and camera movement.
CAMERA and EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE SPECIFICS
Red Epic, Red Scarlet, Arri Alexa, Phantom Gold, Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro, Panasonic Varicam, Gopros, Cinealta's, 16mm, 35mm, Canon 5D, 7D, T4i, T3i, Panasonic AF100, Sony F4
Geared heads, MOVI system, complex chroma key and visual effect shots, custom built bullet time rigs, Super Techno Crane 50, Dolly and track, multiple jibs with remote heads, sliders, steadicams, underwater units, cable cams, helicopter units, airplane units, process trailers, car mounts, pole cams, shoulder rigs, and time lapse motion control units
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