Jason Gurvitz

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Jason is the founder of Green Dog Films (www.greendogfilm.com). In addition to directing the anti-trafficking short documentary Until They All Come Home, featuring Mira Sorvino, who is an Academy Award Winner and Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations, Jason produced The Submarine Kid, starring Finn Wittrock (Unbroken, American Horror Story) Emilie de Ravin (Once Upon a Time, Lost)

and Jessy Schram (Once Upon a Time, Mad Men) and the critically acclaimed “Avenged”, which premiered at the Sitges Film Festival, Busan, ScreamFest LA and an additional 20 festivals around the world. It’s currently in distribution worldwide and can be seen on every major cable, VOD, and IVOD provider in the United States.

PPrior to Avenged, Jason produced “Broken Kingdom”, directed by Daniel Gilles (Vampire Diaries), starring Gilles, Rachel Leigh Cook and Seymour Cassel. “Broken Kingdom” along with it’s companion documentary “Kingdom Come” aired on Showtime, Itunes and Amazon. He also produced “The Perfect Witness”, starring Wes Bentley, and Jason was Director of Production and Acquisitions at Maya Pictures, under award winning Producer Moctesuma Esparza (“Selena”, with Jennifer Lopez, HBO’s “Walkout,” with Michael Pena and “The Milagro Bean Field War”, with Robert Redford)

Jason directed “Changing Lives: From Seattle to Ethiopia,” a documentary following an American medical expedition to the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and “Internal Exile”, about Israeli & Palestinian teens connected by the electronic dance culture.