Jason Winn is an independent film director best known for such works as the critically acclaimed feature film The Fat Boy Chronicles, Lifetime Movie The Assault and the soon to be released family action comedy Shifting Gears. He has 20 years extensive production experience as a filmmaker. He has executive produced 2 feature documentaries and Directed the award winning feature documentary Spiral Bound. Winn’s colleagues and former cast members attribute his continued success to his innate ability to inspire stellar performances from his actors (thus making Jason Winn the quintessential “actor’s director”) and his intuitive talent for making films that are cerebral, emotionally charged, entertaining, and relevant. His ability to consistently deliver first-rate work and inspired performances demonstrates his diverse vision and versatility. To date, Winn’s most commercially successful work has been The Fat Boy Chronicles, released in 2012. This heartfelt and unflinching coming-of-age film remained in the Top 10 most rented family movies. In 2014 Winn Directed the film The Assault, The Assault, which is the bold, gritty, and all-too socially relevant tale of a vulnerable young girl who is the victim of a violent sexual assault, but becomes a pariah in her own community- due to the power of social media and the societal pressures facing our suburban youth in 2014.
The Assault starring, Khandi Alexander (CSI Miami) and Mackenzie Vega, (The Good Wife) aired on Lifetime network September 20, 2014 to rave reviews and garnered a 3 share during its primetime release on the Network. Since it’s premiere the film continues to air regularly on the channel. In 2015, Winn directed the soon to be released family action comedy Shifting Gears starring John Ratezburger, C. Thomas Howell, Brooke Langton, M. Emmet Walsh, MC Gainey and R. Keith Harris. Shifting Gears is the story of one families struggle to try and start over after inheriting a business only to find out that they don’t really own the business at all. In a daring attempt to win the business back, to compete for the checkered flag in order to save their family.
For a complete list of Winn’s credits, please visit IMDB.com
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