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PASSION

THIS IS WHAT WE LOVE TO DO

Jason Baffa uses the Jason Baffa Films label to offer cross platform production solutions for a variety of clients including commercial producers, client-direct projects and film production companies.  There is no stylish office or corporate overhead, instead, Baffa proudly aligns himself with a passionate group of creative collaborators that can quickly mobilize for any given task.  We pride ourselves in an ability to scale to the needs of any given project, minimizing waste and maximizing the quality of the work.  We know talk is cheap and we feel our collective resumes speak for themselves.

CREATIVE NETWORK

Meet some of our talented friends that help us get s#!t  done


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David Brookwell

Producer - 

Currently finishing Baffa's new documentary, "LOOPERS a caddies life," David is an American television and film producer and writer.   Brookwell is the co-founder of Brookwell McNamara Entertainment, a leader in kid’s and family entertainment, producing a wide variety of theatrical feature films and television series for both cable, broadcast, and home video.

Brookwell McNamara is one of the largest out-sourced vendors of production for the Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Hallmark, and UPtv.  

His feature films include, Bring it On, Hoovey, Into the Blue 2, Legally Blondes, Soul Surfer, and Spare Parts

For more:  bmetvfilm.com


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Greg Schultz

Producer -

Executive Producer on Baffa's, BELLA VITA, Greg is an independent freelance producer of commercials, film, television and digital content. As a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, his work has garnered several accolades including Emmy, Clio, Lion, Addy, Effie, One Show Pencil and Webby awards. 

HAYMAKER Projects is a development shingle for nurturing and producing select projects in addition to contracting with a long list of production companies specializing in commercial and television production.  Clients have included:  Amex, Chase, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Mercedes.

For More:  haymakerprojects.com


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Devon Howard

Producer -

Founder of BluSky Collective, a marketing consulting firm, Devon brings a deep knowledge base from his previous work as VP of Marketing for Black Diamond and Spy Eyewear.  Devon specializes in Brand messaging and strategic planning.  His ability to implement action plans with a shrewd sense for client needs make him an invaluable collaborator with JBFilms.  

Devon's work includes Converse Shoes, Lance Campers, Nojan Spa, Patagonia Clothing, Surfrider Foundation, Tsovet.

For More:  BluskyCollective.com

 


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Jodie Nelson

Producer -

Jodie Nelson is a battle tested producer with a passion for story and authenticity.  Her work includes live broadcasts, network television programing, branded content and national television commercial campaigns servicing Fortune 500 companies and some of the largest advertising agencies.  Recent Clients:   Ford, Subaru, Toyota, Mountain Dew, Oakley.  

For more: jodienelson.com


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Chris Baffa, ASC

Director of Photography -

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers and also THE cousin that inspired Jason Baffa to pick up a camera at age 7.  The two Baffa's enjoy collaborating whenever possible although it makes the inevitable call, "Hey Baffa..." very confusing on set.

Credits Include:  Ashby, American Horror Story, Dominion, The Last Ship, Nip/Tuck, Glee, Running with Scissors, The Road Within, Growing up and Other Lies.


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Scott Kassenoff

Cinematographer -

Scotty has shot water-cinematography on all of Baffa's surf projects and brilliantly D.P.'d BELLA VITA on 35mm Film.  When not framing up magic or sailing the channel he's always on a commercial set, booking thousands of hours of filmmaking time.  


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Tyler Emmett

Camera -

Baffa and Ty have traveled around the world together, literally.  We hope their wives don't get jealous.  Ty is an All Star contributor to any production, bringing years of field work experience and an attitude that could only be defined as exemplary.  We are stoked he likes hanging out with us.

Camera Dept. Credits include work for:  Michael Bay, Peter Berg, Ericsson Core, Michael Mann, Spike Lee 


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Jerry Mundy

Gaffer - 

"Jerry, help me light it so that it doesn't look lit."  We wouldn't ask if he wasn't one of the best and hardest working people in the game, not to mention one of the nicest.  Seasoned in feature film, television and commercials, we are proud to have him on our team.

Credits include:  TV - Crossbones, Glee, Nip/Tuck, Westworld, Film - Running with Scissors, Commercial - Budweiser, Memorial Care, Nojan Spa, Levi's


 
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Jason-Baffa-Films-Bio


WE LIVE FOR THIS

Jason-Baffa-Films-Bio


WE LIVE FOR THIS

 
 

written by  Marco Annunziata for  Freunde Von Freunden.

Filmmaker Jason Baffa is always searching for the next adventure in the great outdoors. Growing up on a healthy dose of surfing most weeks as a youngster into his university years, today he has found a way to combine his passion for the surf and his talent with the camera. From the first moment he saw his cousin making a Super 8 movie ( Christopher Baffa, ASC ) he knew that he wanted to pursue a career in film. He began to develop his own filmic language that favored traditional analog techniques and a nostalgic form of storytelling. During this time Jason Baffa Films was born. Today, Jason works on a range of independent projects while also working as a commercial director at Farm League.

Connecting evocative imagery with uplifting narratives about the human spirit, his documentary feature films, such as Bella Vita, One California Day and Singlefin: yellow, conjure a particular cinematic style of documentary. 

His newest project, LOOPERS a caddie's life, is an insiders look at the coveted relationship between golfer and caddie.  coming in 2018.

 

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we LOVE what we DO.

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Do what YOU love


DO what YOU love.

 

 

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