Jason Pope

301 – 402 10th Street, New Westminster, B.C. V3M 3Y7

ph#: 604 603 3779 e-mail: jpope@madstonefilms.biz

www.madstonefilms.biz

 

Director, Producer, Editor and Cinematographer

I have been in film and television since 1997. I started as a floor manager, camera operator and producer’s assistant for QVC’s “The Shopping Channel” in London, England.  Since my return to Canada, I have had many roles as a Director of Photography and Director. Currently, I work freelance as a Segment Producer for Novus TV, primarily for City Lights. I also teach as a film consultant for Kaleidoscope in Richmond.

Current Work Experience

Novus Entertainment Inc. - Segment Producer since 2007

Building content for Novus TV community channel. Producing over 600 hundred 3 to 8 minute segments on multiple shows such as profiles, cooking, events, lifestyle, fashion, real estate and politics. Duties include, producing, directing, cinematography and editing. All segments delivered in a timely matter, as most content is time sensitive.

Kaleidoscope - Film Consultant since 2009

Providing youth with skills for the workplace. Teaching students basic camera skills, lighting technique and editing. Mentoring all projects including, documentaries, music videos, profession profiles and much more.

Biofilm Media - Videographer since 2012

Coordinating multi camera shoots for the University of British Columbia, Peter Wall Center. Corporate videos and short film projects.

EPK

GUMBOOT KIDS SEASON TWO INC. (2016) television series CBC (6 day)

The Crazy 8’s, (2009/12/13/16) The Crazy 8’s film society, film contest (12 days)

Education and certification

Capilano University: Cinematography for Film and Video. WHMIS, BC Institute of Film Professionals and Occupational First Aid Level 1

 


 

Biofilm selected projects include:

Wall Scholars Speaker Series – Multi-cam - Director of Photography - 2016

Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Marine Life

Heat Trap: A New Way to Generate Electricity Using Nanotechnology?

The Human Impact of the War on Drugs

Genetic Ancestry Testing and the Meaning of Race

Between Rules and Practice: Why We Need Practical Wisdom in Life, Work, and Politics

How I Learned to Love the Blob

Building the Brain: Marrying Engineering and Medicine

In the Shadow of Gandhi: Gurdit Singh and the Sea

Fixing Fixers

War Stories

The Wall Exchange – Multi-cam – Camera operator

Gabriella Coleman: Anonymous and the Politics of Leaking | Fall 2016

Naomi Oreskes: "Climate change denial: Where do we go from here?" | Spring 2016 

Bonnie Bassler: "The Secret, Social Lives of Bacteria" | Spring 2015 

Bruno Latour: "War and Peace in an Age of Ecological Conflict" | Fall 2013 

Sir Martin Rees: "A Cosmic Perspective for the 21st Century" | Fall 2012 

Judith Butler: "A Politics of the Street" | Spring 2012 

 


 

Previous Notable Experience

GOtoGAL 2011

A comedic lifestyle series following an aspiring urban expert as she attempts to build her new business in an increasingly competitive market.  This unique TV hybrid blends traditional sitcom with a more contemporary reality style.
Duties during production: Co-Creator, Executive Producer, Director, Director of Photography and Co-Editor of seven episodes airing on Novus TV 4, Delta TV and CHEK TV.

West Coast Escapes TV 2010

With host John Lovelace. A journey of discovery of hidden hideaways found along the Pacific West Coast. Director John Lovelace. New Edge Entertainment. Duties included, primary Cinematographer for season 1.

Mayrs, Brandstatter Casting - Senior Videographer 2006 -09

Award winning Film and Television Casting Directors, Coreen Mayrs and Heike Brandstatter. Entailed extensive knowledge of camera, editing, uploading, compression of media files and a refined technical ability with multi level Video/Computer equipment.  Also involved in on-location casting.

QVC The Shopping Channel London England (1997 – 2000) Live broadcast Television.

Producer’s Assistant (PA). Liaison between guest stars, hosts and directors etc. Order Entry Controller (OEC). In the control room with producer and director. Floor Manager (Live Studio) Camera Operator (Live Studio)

 


 

Director of Photography – selected credits

Adorlee commercial, (2016) Biofilm media

Procedure training ( Every Code) Fraser health training video (2016) Biofilm media

My Brother My Enemy (2015 – 2016) documentary Fathom Group (4 days)

The Canada Party (2016) CANADA America’s Best Choice and CANADA Gives Donald Trump Apology Lessons

The Sasquatch (2016) WSSF Olympus 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown Finalist

A Tale of Two Efficiencies – Karin’s First Day(2016) commercial Biofilm media

Down2Earth (2012) Segment Pickups for Season 2. Aarrow Productions, aired on APTN.

GotoGal (2011) GotoGal TV, Producer, Director and Editor of 7 22 min episodes airing on Chek TV and Novus TV

West Coast EscapesSeason 1 TV (2010) New Edge Entertainment (18 days)

Paint Your Faith (2010) documentary Fathom Group (4 days)

The Aviators (2010) TV Four Points Productions

A Christmas Miracle (2009) 72hr Laughing Stock Film Festival. Director and Producer.

Feature Film “Everywhere But Here” (2008) Born to Fly Productions Official Selection Kids First! Film Festival 2008, Official Selection Indie Can Film Festival 2008 (13 days)

First Do No Harm (2008) documentary, Independently produced

In The Hands of Others (2008) documentary Chit Chat Productions

Giants Leap / À pas de géants (2007) documentary Lodestar Productions Inc.

Everything is Fine (2007) Short Film Apartment 9 Productions.

Therapese (2006) short film, Bowen Arrow Productions

The Bully Solution, (2005) Short film The Bully Solution: Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Audience Choice Award, Best Acting, Most Subversive Use Of Genre, Bloodshots Film Festival. Also screened at Fantasia Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Screamfest LA, Horror Fest UK, Calgary International Film Festival, Olympia Film Festival.

Cowboy (2005) Winner: First Place, Quick Flick Challenge 2005
(48 hour film competition)

Escape the Ordinary (2005) short film Escape the Ordinary Production

Victim, (2004) short film Cinemorte Film Festival

Veil (2004) short film, Lexico Productions

Stacy and Mary (2004) short film, Remi Award Apt. 9 Productions

Poisson (2004) short film Poisson Productions

References available upon request

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