Jason is an award-winning director and editor based in London, born in Warrington and brought up on the Isle of Wight.
After graduating from Bournemouth Arts University, he made the short film We Once Were Tide about the quiet and often unspoken moment where we give something special away. The film premiered at BFI Flare and went on to play over 30 international festivals. It was sold in three territories and has over 11.5 million views on YouTube.
In 2018 his Straight8 film Alone, My Friend played at Cannes and his web series pilot Dirty Laundry won Best British Pilot at Pilot Light TV Festival.
Above all, Jason believes in the transformative power of stories. He’s passionate about narratives that focus on outsiders and LGBTQ+ characters in particular. He spent five years working for independent distributor Peccadillo Pictures before setting up trailer editing company Hello Mozart. In 2017 he set up Hello Mozart Theatre, their inaugural play Consumables premiered at Kings Head Theatre and later played VAULT Festival to a great critical response.
Jason has attended the Berlinale Talent Campus and was selected to participate in the BFI Network X BAFTA Crew 2018 scheme. He is currently developing a number of short and feature length projects.
Awards & Film Festivals
2018 Alone, My Friend Straight 8 2018 Cannes Selection
2018 Dirty Laundry Best British Pilot, Pilot Light TV Festival
2017 Nightwalkers Official Selection: London Short Film Festival, ASVOFF9, Milan Fashion Film Festival, Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival
2014 The Casting Official Selection: London Short Film Festival, Fashion Popcorn Strand.
2011 We Once Were Tide Official Selection: BFI Flare, Frameline Film Festival, Torino LGBT Film Festival, MixBrasil