Jason James

Jason James

Program Completed at the CFC

Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

Completion Year

2018

Current Information

Jason James is an award winning producer/writer/director based in Vancouver and Los Angeles. He recently directed/produced the indie drama/comedy ENTANGLEMENT starring Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley), Jess Weixler (Teeth), and Diana Bang (The Interview), which was released in 2017.

 He also directed/produced the indie feature THAT BURNING FEELING (starring John Cho, Tyler Labine, and Paulo Costanzo). The film played numerous festivals, won Best Feature at VIFF, and was released in both the USA and Canada by eOne Films and Search Engine Films in 2014.

Other projects include producing: THE STEPS by director Andrew Currie (starring Jason Ritter, Emmanuelle Chriqui,James Brolin, and Christine Lahti), MOUNTAIN MEN by director Cam Labine (starring Chace Crawford and Tyler Labine), and the Carl Bessai directed features REPEATERS, COLE, FATHERS & SONS, and UNNATURAL & ACCIDENTAL. He also co-created and produced the CBC comedy series THIS SPACE FOR RENT.

Jason is currently slated to direct the feature film THE MOTHER OUTLAWS for Brightlight Pictures (50/50, The Interview) in Sumer 2016. He is also developing the comedy TV series SLEEPING AROUND for Corus/Shaftesbury Films and LADY BUSINESS for Bell/EOne Television.

Jason has previously been invited to attend the Film Independent Producer’s Lab, Telefilm/CFC/JustFor Laughs Comedy Features Lab (twice), Toronto Film Festival Talent Lab, the Rotterdam Talent Lab, a CTV Fellowship at the Banff Television Festival, the National Screen Institute’s Totally Television Program, and The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s National Director Apprenticeship program.