Jason is a filmmaker, artist and writer. Jason is the Co-Creator, Writer & Director of 'Golden Retriever'. His film 'Jessie Lives' was selected for 2008's Bloomberg New Contemporaries, and toured nationally around the UK to museums in Liverpool and London through 2009. Jason's short films and collaborative projects have screened at ICA, London, Hayward Gallery, London, das Weisse Haus, Vienna, Dallas Contemporary Museum of Art, Texas, Dan Graham gallery, Los Angeles, and Columbia University's Studio X, Mumbai, India. He has a BFA in Fine Art from CalArts, an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London, and attended Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School in 2012. He currently works as the Associate Director at The Box gallery in Los Angeles.
Name: Jason Underhill
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Comedian, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Producer, Production Coordinator, Production Manager, Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Script Supervisor and Videographer
Unique traits: Background in Fine Art - Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Philosophy & Theory, Critical Writing, Curating.
The Road to Margaritaville
Film by Jason Underhill (Comedy) Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor Web Series, launched 2012. Nick, living in a dirty motel, serendipitously meets Lissa, a dancer, at a back alley dumpster. The nuances of their developing relationship are the focus of the series. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Jason Underhill Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor A family of actors turn their party house in the Hollywood hills into a self-reflexive conduit of social networking, revising former television appearances, movie roles, and audition scripts into 'motivation', exploiting their good-natured house guests. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Jason Underhill (Comedy) Producer, Director, Writer A camera follows Jessie, left friendless and humiliated, as she navigates her usual suburban terrain, seeking social redemption.
Bloomberg New Contemporaries
Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School
Goldsmiths, University of London
California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA)