Joops Fragale

Joops Fragale

386 Films
Director, Editor and Screenwriter

Ormond-by-the-Sea, Florida

Member Since:
March 2012
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About Joops

Jason "Joops" Fragale is an award winning writer/director known for critically acclaimed short films The Guy Knows Everything (2012), Date Night (2011), Parting (2010), Simone (2008), Breaking Val (2007) and Mama's Boys (2007). He co-founded 386 Films in 2007 and has produced music videos, fashion films, and commercials among various promotional projects.

A highlight was a VIP Showcase of The Guy Knows Everything at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. His work has garnered a Best Director's Choice award (Melbourne International Film Festival), Best Director (Innovative Film Festival), a few "director to watch" reviews and various nominations including best editing (Date Night) at the Visionfest NYC.

Currently at work on feature drama screenplay (completed/budgeted/vision book), feature grind house screenplay (in progress), drama series (pilot/bible completed), adult cartoon (pilot/bible completed), bio-reality series (development).

Growing up in the small NY hamlet of Nyack, his education is in illustration, advertising design, graphics, and TV production. His design work has been honored with a Gold Addy award for web design. He has also been in front of the camera as an actor and puppeteer.

When not thinking about film and art you'll find him not thinking at all out on his motorcycles.




  • Mayfly

    Mayfly Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent Drama With a last chance at life, young lovers’ road trip derails in a small town, leading to dire consequences, exposing the frailty of idealistic dreams.

  • Hooligan?

    Hooligan? Drama Troubled tattoo artist questions his chaotically violent world when he falls for an outsider.



  • The Guy Knows Everything - Love Your Shorts Film Festival - WINNER FLORIDA FLAVOR

  • The Guy Knows Everything - FilmSalm March - WINNER

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Innovative Film Festival - WINNER BEST SHORT

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Innovative Film Festival - WINNER BEST SCREENPLAY

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Innovative Film Festival - WINNER BEST DIRECTOR

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival 2013 - WINNER DIRECTOR'S CHOICE

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Top 10 Short of 2012, The Conduit Speaks

  • The Guy Knows Everything - Top 10 Short of 2012, Char Hardin/Charred Remains

  • Date Night - Top 5 Short of 2011, The Conduit Speaks

  • Date Night - FilmSlam July - SECOND PLACE

  • Simone - Action/Cut Intl Short Film Competition - SEMI-FINALIST

  • Simone - FilmSlam July - SECOND PLACE

  • Simone - Reel Terror - AWARD WINNER

  • Simone - Shockerfest Intl Film Festival - BEST SHORT, AUDIENCE CHOICE

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