Charis Joy Jackson

Charis Joy Jackson is a writer, director, producer and teacher working with The Initiative Production Company. During the day she makes movies and in her spare time writes short stories and novel. She's a self-proclaimed nerd who wishes she could live in Hobbiton. You can follow her on Instagram @charisjoyjackson

Why This Is Us Is Such A Huge Success

If you’re looking to make your film/show a success the best thing you can ...

Do Success & Failure Get Better For Successful Actors?

Actors have the toughest job on the face of the planet, in my opinion. ...

What Do You Think Of All These Remakes

In a world full of innovative creatives, why oh why are we doing so ...

How To Write Awesome Dialogue For Your Film

When it comes to knowing how to make movies, screenwriters should pay special attention ...

‘All The Money In The World’ & Remarkable Re-shoots

It’s an independent filmmakers worst nightmare – your film’s in the can but you ...

Aca-Awesome Advice from ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ for Every Filmmaker

If you call yourself a filmmaker when you watch popular movies, independent features, or ...

The Best Shows to Watch in 2018

It’s a new year and the creative community needs good, new shows to inspire ...

Why Knowing Your Type Is Important

Previously published on Backstage. I have a love/hate relationship with being typecast. I don’t ...

A Look At What Makes A Director Great

Are you an aspiring director and want to know how to make movies? Then ...