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

Why Independent Film is Powerful

If someone gave me the “dream job” on ten different popular movies filming in ...

The Best And Worst Of Glass

*** WARNING  – SPOILERS FOR UNBREAKABLE, SPLIT, & GLASS*** M. Night Shyamalan’s conclusion to ...

What Not To Do In An Audition

Originally published on Backstage I hate auditions, but they are a necessary evil for ...

I REALLY Want To See ‘The Upside’

The Upside trailer made me laugh, cry, and filled me with inspiration to live ...

The Best TV Shows To Watch In 2019

Looking for great, innovative shows to watch this year? Well we are in luck. ...

Emily Blunt, the Ugly Actor

To act is to live truthfully, and in order to live the fullest truth, ...

Everything You Need To Know About Glass

Warning, this article has major spoilers for both Unbreakable and Split Night Shyamalan’s innovative ...

How to Make the Film Crew Love You

This piece originally appeared on Backstage.com When it comes to working on set, there ...

What a Stunt Person Needs in A Director

When it comes to knowing how to make movies, there’s one area independent filmmakers ...