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 is writing a novel. She's a self-proclaimed nerd who wishes she could live in Hobbiton. You can follow her on Instagram @charisjoyjackson

DIY: Is That Tat Real?!

I’ve always been a big fan of tattoos, so when I had the opportunity ...

Don’t Be a Stereotype: Steve Harrington from Stranger Things

***THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SEASON ONE SPOILERS!!!!*** I hate stereotypes.   In fact, I despise ...

Make Your Film Without Spending A Dollar

Yup, you read me right. It is possible to make a film without spending ...

The Actor Every Director Wants

As an aspiring actor and part-time director, I’ve always been curious what other directors ...

Don’t Be a Stereotype: Richmond Valentine from Kingsman

*** WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS *** Oh stereotypes. How I loath thee. One of my ...

Salute Your Shorts

In a family full of feature films and TV shows, the little sister – ...

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

I love fantasy stories. Like loooove them. They are my thing.   So, when ...

You know you’re a filmmaker when…

When it comes to being a filmmaker, the way you see life differs from ...

Wigging Out

Film is hard work. Filled with long days, working under immense pressure & seeing ...

Character is a Beast

As an actor, my job is to figure out how to play a character. ...