Jake Houston Harris

Jake Houston Harris

Zeehaen Films

Director, colorist and screenwriter in Melbourne, Australia

About Jake

Name: Jake Houston Harris

Lives in: Melbourne, Australia

Company: Zeehaen Films

Occupation: Director, Colorist, Screenwriter and Editor

Credits

  • Aurora

    Aurora (2016)
    Film (Romance, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects In 2020 super-computer Kronos concludes that human beings are the biggest threat to the planet. 60 years later, Andrew finds himself lost in a world run by machines when he meets Calia, a girl on the way to a place called Aurora.

  • Beijing Being

    Beijing Being (2015)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Editorial department Beijing Being is a lyrical, nostalgic exploration of friendship in an ever-changing ever-transient city. Sophie, a young blogger living in the historic lane ways of Beijing, is struggling to accept the abrupt departure of her best friend during a visa crackdown. The future is uncertain - for the foreigners with their temporary (and at times dubious) visas, their Chinese friends with their nontraditional lifestyles, and even the old streets themselves, falling under the hammers of the developers. Sophie makes sense of the rhythm of change, loss, heartbreak and the sheer exhilaration of being young in the best way she knows how - by creating a cabaret on the streets she loves but can never own.

  • Sunroom

    Sunroom (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Editorial department Sunroom is set in the quite after a family storm. Sisters Agnes and Connie are left to pack up their childhood things and throw away precious toys after their grandmother passes away. Connie relishes the chance to grow the fuck up and move away, but Agnes finds putting her sock with a face on it to rest a much harder task. Written by Anonymous

  • Happy Melancholy

    Happy Melancholy (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Editorial department Two unconventional strangers meet in a janitor's closet and together take a vacation from reality into a dream scape of color.

  • Fashion Asia

    Fashion Asia (2013 - 2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department Fashion Asia explores fashion, design, art and youth culture as fashion blogger Margaret Zhang and TV presenter Courtney Dober submerse themselves in the culture of thirteen cities across Asia and Australia.

  • Son of David

    Son of David (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Editorial department A mysterious young man (Tavis Urquhart) joins a bickering father and son (Jeremy Kewley, Christopher Allen Pask) on an adventure down The Great Ocean Road.

  • Three Poems

    Three Poems (2014)
    Film (Short, Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Editorial department An idea never executed. Coming to terms with a failed relationship. Pride and stubbornness. Three Poems is a surrealist piece that takes the audience through a journey of vivid imagery, word and biting scenarios. The damaging and negative affects of the inner-Australian psyche are dragged to the surface, and the way in which we define ourselves according to society's conventions is examined. Written by Anonymous

  • The Bench

    The Bench (2014)
    Film (Drama) Editorial department 'The Bench' is the debut feature film from independent filmmaker Tobias Willis. The film is made up of a series of short vignettes exploring transient moments on one park bench. The stories take place over the course of one year throughout the four seasons. Written by Anonymous

  • Breathe

    Breathe (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Sound department Dave and Tim are 'prepping' for the end of the world until their friend Max comes over and tells them they're crazy.

  • Vis à Vis

    Vis à Vis (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Editorial department Workaholic Lara is having the day from hell and the last thing she needs is to spend her time interviewing smug couples about their endlessly fulfilling love lives. When she pays a home visit to a bubbly gay couple (Ricky and Martin) who are seeking De Facto visa status a hidden agenda becomes apparent causing Lara to reevaluate her own life and make some big decisions. 'VIS à VIS' is a bittersweet, topical, offbeat comedy that looks at the choices we make and the lengths we go to for the ones we love. Written by Anonymous

  • Phase

    Phase (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • Monkey See

    Monkey See (2013)
    Film (Short, Family and Romance) Sound department A monkey want to do what a monkey sees. 'Monkey See...' is a short film that explores a young boys pursuit for love.

  • Nymph

    Nymph (2012)
    Film (Short, Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Actor A story based on the ancient myth of the Greek god Pan, and the nymph, Syrinx. Pan is tormented by the nymph's beauty, and when faced with her terrifying power, he chooses to flee the city and run deep into the wilderness.

  • Prank Patrol

    Prank Patrol (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Ordinary Kids get to Prank their friends with the help of the Prank Patrol team. It is a great opportunity to use all the modern technology including hidden cameras, professional actors and special effects to convincingly prank their unsuspecting victim. A great laugh and compelling viewing. Written by N. Guymer

  • Tiny Earthquakes

    Tiny Earthquakes (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor A young woman's grief a decade after the mysterious disappearance of her younger brother.

  • Carnivore

    Carnivore (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Editor 'Carnivore' is a short psychological thriller about a young, quiet man living in a share house with his outgoing and party inclined friends. Surrounded by a culture of peer-pressured drug use, Austin sheepishly withdraws deeper and deeper into a paranoid state, convinced that his friends are more than what they seem. A big animal-themed costume party thrown at the house is too much for Austin as he spirals into a psychedelic nightmare. The house transforms into a jungle where Austin is now a sheep, his friends are wolves and they are out to slaughter him. Written by Anonymous

  • Yellow

    Yellow (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Producer Away on business, a married man finds himself talking to a beautiful young woman at the hotel bar. She's observant; he's inquisitive. They share a drink, which leads to two, and soon the night has past. It's true love. Or so he thought.

  • The Amazing Race Norge

    The Amazing Race Norge (2012)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Game-Show and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Eleven couples are fighting against each other in a spectacular journey around the world. At each stage they have to solve puzzles on the way to the final destination location. The team that remains after 13 stages wins a prize valued at over a million kroner. Written by Guffaw

  • Hath No Man

    Hath No Man (2011)
    Film (Short, Action, Music and War) Actor An Australian World War 2 veteran walks into a church and as he sits down, he reminisces of his time in the war. Set in Crete, 1941, his memories take him through the vents of a German ambush that changed everything. A Story of comradeship, friendship and love, Hath No Man tells of the heart-warming tale of the bond between an Australian war cameraman and an Australian soldier forged in the battle field. Written by Anonymous

  • Deep Water

    Deep Water (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer How far can we sink?

Awards

  • Audience Choice Award - Short Film (ReelGood Film Festival)
    (2014)

  • Dramatic Short - Short Film (Houston WorldFest)
    (2014)

  • Best Directing - Short Film (CIT FAT Awards)
    (2004)

Education

  • Swinburne University of Technology
    (2009-2012)

  • Canberra Institute of Technology
    (2004-2005)

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