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

A Sure Fire Way To Be Cast That Has Nothing To Do With Acting

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An Interview: The Power of Pain and Vulnerability in Music

As independent filmmakers, we here at The Initiative Production Company are always looking to ...

This Man Is One Of The Ugliest Actors Of All Time

Gary Oldman is one of the ugliest actors ever. It’s been a while since ...

Go Behind The Scenes With A Wrinkle In Time

A Wrinkle In Time is an inspiration to every creative. The stunning wardrobe is ...

A Quiet Place Is The Most Surprising Film Of The Year

A Quiet Place is an incredible and innovative film that will make you leave ...

Enjoy This Raw Unfiltered Behind the Scenes of ‘A Quiet Place’

The success A Quiet Place is receiving, is every independent filmmakers dream. The John ...

Why You Should See The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman is this year’s best movie, especially for the dreamers and creatives ...

Watch This Simple Yet Powerful Story

As independent filmmakers it can be difficult to tell a powerful and innovative story ...

7 Steps to Self Taping

As a Casting Director I’ve seen all kinds of different self tapes. Some are ...

Metropolis Director Lang Was One Of The Craziest Directors

Fritz Lang may have been an innovative director who helped change the way we ...