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

7 Useful Film Terms Actors Need To Know

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How to Make Your Own Content and Produce a Movie

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How To Have A Beautiful Friendship With Your Makeup Artist

Originally written for Backstage Makeup Artists are an important friendship for actors on set. ...

The 5 Most Important Types of Acting Training You Need To Know

Actors need to be tenacious creatives, to never stop learning and growing. The moment ...