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

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

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What a Stunt Person Needs in A Director

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

Why Angelina Jolie is an Ugly Actor

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The Only Movies to Watch this Christmas

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The Best Holiday Feasts Inspired By Your Favourite Films

Tis the season to be creative with your food and decoration as you gather ...

The Acting Technique That Will Change Your Life

The Warner Loughlin Technique is an innovative acting approach. It’s only been around for ...

You Heard The One About The Old Man And The Gun? This Isn’t A Joke

Robert Redford has long been an inspiration to independent filmmakers the world over, so ...

Why ‘Their Finest’ Is A Filmmakers Film

Their Finest is a love letter to story and acts as a reminder to ...