Jason was born and raised in California. After graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Film and Digital Media, he moved to San Francisco to produce and edit sports biographies for the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. Jason was an intern at Actual Films, an independent documentary company, before enrolling as an M.F.A. student in Documentary Film at Stanford University. He is a digital media generalist who trains his lens on social and political topics ranging from jailed journalists to justice system reform.
UFVA Carole Fielding Student Grant, 2010
Enersen Foundation Production Grant, 2010
By January 1st, 2030 will you be living in an independent country in the middle of the ocean? The revolutionaries at The Seasteading Institute are trying to make that a reality. Undeterred by a rich history of unsuccessful "new country" projects, the folks at The Seasteading Institute want to change the world. The Sea is a Harsh Mistress examines the business, engineering and political aspects of starting new societies on the high seas.
16mm color film
Lloyd Kahn claims that shelter is more than a roof over your head. As the author and publisher of over a dozen books on home construction, Lloyd has been grappling with the concept of home, physically and psychically, for over five decades. Situated in the financial and housing crisis, this film profiles Lloyd's ideas on do-it-yourself construction and sustainability.
Three intimate portraits exploring how the incarceration of a family member transforms the hopes and dreams of their loved ones.
16mm black and white film
A profile of activist and journalist Josh Wolf. Lone Wolf examines Josh's current job as a Palo Alto Daily Post reporter and his past as a jailed blogger who struggled to get the media establishment to acknowledge that he is a legit journalist.