Jordan Bryon is a story activist specializing in documentary films and docu-series. Jordan has freelanced for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera, Washington Post, dozens of NGOs, several UN agencies and production companies internationally.
Jordan’s 20+ films and storytelling projects have been seen on TVs and in cinemas and festivals around the world including Afghanistan, Jordan, Palestine, Uganda, India, Japan, Ecuador, Peru and Australia.
Jordan’s documentary film, Birds of the Borderlands (Jordan, 2017), screened at 15 international film festivals.
Currently living in Afghanistan, Jordan has directed, filmed and produced Battle Dogs (Afghanistan, 2018), a 10-part docuseries for Discovery Channel and episodes for Animal Planet. Jordan was cinematographer on two feature films for Canadian cinema, Hidden Reel (Afghanistan, 2018) and Labor of Life (Afghanistan, 2018).
Jordan has also created large-scale community and cultural development projects that fuse documentary, public installation, visual arts and theatre. Jordan’s most recent cross-platform project, Peace of Mind Afghanistan (Afghanistan, 2019), is a mental health awareness raising campaign, sharing messages through film, theatre, street art and billboards around Afghanistan.
Some of Jordan’s work can be seen here -