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

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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

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. ...

Why Barb from Stranger Things is My Hero

Barb should be the star of Stranger Things. She’s a true hero. Someone who ...

Making an Impossible Film

It feels like just yesterday we were wrapping on principal photography for The Umbrella. ...

The Secret Life of Charis Jackson

The first time I watched the trailer for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ...

New Feature Film- Yup, We’re Doing It Again!

In some ways I can’t believe our community is doing this again. We’ve got ...

A New Year

With the turn of 2015 brings the opportunity for newness and we are walking ...

Auditions + Casting = Good

Hey Guys, Charis Joy Jackson here; the resident female independent filmmaker in The Initiative ...

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