Jason Farries – Director

Jason Farries is a multi-award winning actor and director, with a successful career spanning almost a decade.

Jason has earned a reputation as a versatile and accomplished artist. Born and raised in the UK, Jason discovered his passion for films at a young age, and has since honed his craft through extensive training and experience.

Jason began his career working on independent/amateur stage and film productions, building experience and skills before pursuing a professional career. After studying acting in Stratford-upon-Avon Jason went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking at the SAE Institute in Oxford.

As of 2023, Jason has directed 2 Feature films and multiple award-winning shorts. His first feature length film ‘An Inspector Calls’ received several awards for production design and Costuming and has now amassed over 2 million views on YouTube, in 2018 the film was awarded Best Feature Film at the Kosice Film Awards in Slovakia. Following on from this success Jason’s second feature film ‘HOMESICK‘, (a micro-budget feature created during the 2020 Lockdown) landed on Amazon Prime and was featured in the New York Times, further cementing his reputation as a rising star in the industry.

Jason’s short form productions have seen great success. The ghost film ‘ZMORA’ attained 9 awards including: Best Horror, Best Cinematography, Best Original score and Best Ensemble Cast. Jason’s other short film ’The Voodoo Man’ received Best Actor and Best Mystery Short from the Independent Short Awards in LA.

In 2020, Jason established Black Elk Productions, which he owns and operates with a team of highly skilled independent filmmakers, producing various productions such as Advertisements, Documentaries, Corporate training films and Narratives.

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