Jared White
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Jared White loves a good story. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley, tantalizingly close to the allure of Hollywood. Attending film school at California State University Northridge helped Jared find his calling: directing. Four years rising in the ranks at Panavision gave him exposure to high budget productions while continuing to hone his skills on independent projects.

Jared directs films, commercials, and music videos with a focus on compelling stories, engaging characters, and rich visuals. His work has launched brands, frequented festivals and received national television exposure. Recently, his film “The Diving Bell and the Blah Blah” was accepted into the Cannes Short Film Corner 2012.

BIO
DIRECTING EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION

California State University, Northridge

Film Production

Bachelor of Arts


Class of 2008

Summa Cum Laude

SKILLS

Experience working with actors from all backgrounds and methods, with a deep understanding of staging, continuity, framing and composition, story structure, film language and mechanics, shot vocabulary and variation, camera movement, timing and editing and how these help tell a story.


Trained in storyboarding by Walt Disney Animation storyboard artist Karl Gnass at the American Animation Institute.


Trained in Improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Hollywood, CA.


Apple Final Cut Pro Certified. Extensive experience with Avid, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.


Proficient in Spanish.

HONORS & AWARDS

“Baby, Is It Warm in Here?” Official Selection Palm Springs Int’l ShortFest 2013

Wrote & directed the musical comedy short to premiere in competition at Palm Springs.


“The Diving Bell and the Blah Blah” Cannes Short Film Corner 2012

Directed the comedy short showcased at the 2012 Cannes Film Market in France.



“Panic” Official Selection Los Angeles Int’l Short Film Festival 2010

Wrote and directed the short film about a single mother’s struggle to overcome a debilitating panic attack.



“Dream in Color,” awarded the Panavision New Filmmaker Program grant 2007

Awarded a complete Panavision camera package to help make the short film.


“Hair & Nails” Official Selection L.A. International Short Film Festival 2006

Co-wrote and directed the comedy short about a man whose hair fetish gets in the way of his relationship.

Baby, is it Warm in Here?


The Architekz - Viral


The Diving Bell and the Blah Blah


The Architekz - This Is Hunger

Directed the music video for the nonprofit organization MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger to help raise awareness for their cause.

Featured on Power106.com, as well as in the documentary A Peace of Bread, broadcast nationally on ABC.


TauBu - Be Forbidden Campaign

Directed a series of web spots for the promotional launch of the new energy drink TauBu.


Panic


Dream in Color


Ryan DeMont - Head Over Heels


Hair & Nails

Comedy Short | 2012


Music Video | 2012


Comedy Short | 2011


Music Video | 2011




Commercials | 2011



Dramatic Short | 2010


Comedy Short | 2008


Music Video | 2007


Comedy Short | 2006

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