Talent Guide

Jason James

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2010


Jason James is an award-winning producer/director based in Vancouver, BC. He got his start as an associate producer on the TV drama Da Vinci’s Inquest, and went on to co-create his own comedy TV series for the CBC, This Space For Rent. Most recently, James produced Carl Bessai’s feature film Repeaters, premiering at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. Last year he produced two critically acclaimed features with director Carl Bessai: Cole and Fathers & Sons . He also produced Unnatural & Accidental, which premiered at the MoMA in New York, played the 2006 Toronto and Vancouver International Film Festivals, and was released theatrically by Odeon Films in January 2007. James has several television and film projects presently in development, including Lust for Life, another comedy series with CBC Television, and That Burning Feeling, a feature with frequent collaborator, Nicolas Citton

Current Project

Hey, Hey Johnny! (Narrative Feature)


When Will Kennedy finds a dead body outside his bedroom window, the search for the anonymous boy's identity forces him to become a new man. As the mystery unfurls, Will discovers what it means to be alive, what it means to be in love, and what it means to lose both.