Jamie Kassler is an award-winning filmmaker from New York, based in Kyoto, Japan. Jamie is currently the writer-director of an original film series in Japan called “The Love 愛 Project”, based on themes of love from 1 Corinthians 13. He has worked at Digital Domain Studios in Feature Animation, CBN's Superbook TV Series, Educational Media with ReachTV and for Amazon Web Services. Jamie developed and launched “Japan Hope Films”, to create inspirational media for Japan. He has taught film at universities and workshops, and volunteered for charities for over a decade. Jamie has a BA in Acting, BS in Design, MFA in Lighting Design and an MFA in Film Production.
  • Director (8 Credits)
    Eraser // The Love Project2021
    Short
    Hit List // The Love Project2021
    Busker // The Love Project2019
    Short
    Daydream // The Love Project2019
    Short
    My Day // The Love Project2019
    Short
    Overtime // The Love Project2019
    Short
    Last Step2011
    Short, Student
    The Dreamer2010
    Short, Student
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    Eraser // The Love Project2021
    Short
    Hit List // The Love Project2021
    Busker // The Love Project2019
    Short
    Daydream // The Love Project2019
    Short
    My Day // The Love Project2019
    Short
    Overtime // The Love Project2019
    Short
    The Dreamer2010
    Short, Student
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Desoto Film Festival
Southaven, MS
2021
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Siouxland Inspirational Film Festival
Sioux, IA
2020
Official Selection // Best Mini Film Award
Daydream // The Love Project
Jamaica International Faith Film Festival
Kingston
2020
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Down East Flick Fest
Greenville, NC
2020
Official Selection // Harmony Award
My Day // The Love Project
BonDance International Film Festival
Ureshino, Saga Prefecture
2020
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival
Waco, TX
2020
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Siouxland Inspirational Film Festival
Sioux, IA
2020
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Down East Flick Fest
Greenville, NC
2020
Official Selection // Inspirational Award (Film Series)
Overtime // The Love Project
Mesa International Film Festival
Mesa, AZ
2019
Official Selection // Inspirational Award (Film Series)
My Day // The Love Project
Mesa International Film Festival
Mesa, AZ
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Green Mountain Christian Film Festival
Randolph, VT
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Adirondack Film Festival
Glen Falls, NY
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Grenada Afterglow Film Festival
Grenada, MS
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Desoto Independent Film Festival
Southhaven, MS
2019
Official Selection // Best Narrative Short Film Award
My Day // The Love Project
Jesus Cine Fest International
Buenos Aires
2019
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Sinevizyon Film Festival
Alsancak
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Salty Earth Film Festival
Fort Atkinson, WI
2019
Official Selection // Audience Award // Best Concept Award (Film Series)
Busker // The Love Project
Tokyo Cowboys Film Festival
Tokyo
2019
Official Selection // Best Short Film Award
My Day // The Love Project
Art Quake Kyoto Film Festival
Kyoto
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Spiritual Film Contracorriente
Bogotá, D.C
2019
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Salty Earth Film Festival
Fort Atkinson, WI
2019
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Wales International Film Festival
Swansea, Wales
2019
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Green Mountain Christian Film Festival
Randolph, VT
2019
Official Selection // Inspirational Award (Film Series)
Busker // The Love Project
Mesa International Film Festival
Mesa, AZ
2019
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Catharsis International Film Festival
St. Petersburg, Moscow, etc
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Chihuahua International Film Festival
Chihuahua
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao
Davao
2019
Official Selection // Best Script Award
Busker // The Love Project
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Green Mountain Christian Film Festival
Randolph, VT
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Fantasm's Shock Reel Cinema Film Festival
Orlando, FL
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Salty Earth Film Festival
Fort Atkinson, WI
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Sinevizyon Film Festival
Alsancak
2019
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Spiritual Film Contracorriente
Bogotá, D.C
2019
Official Selection // Best Concept Award (Film Series)
Daydream // The Love Project
Tokyo Cowboys Film Festival
Tokyo
2019
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Salty Earth Film Festival
Fort Atkinson, WI
2019
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Green Mountain Christian Film Festival
Randolph, VT
2019
Official Selection // Inspirational Award (Film Series)
Daydream // The Love Project
Mesa International Film Festival
Mesa, AZ
2019
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Best Student Film Award / Official Selection
Last Step
Peace River Film Festival
Punta Gorda, Florida
2012
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Tri-Media Film Festival
Fort Collins, Colorado
2012
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Lake Arrowhead Film Festival
Lake Arrowhead, California
2012
Director's Choice Award / Official Selection
The Dreamer
Black Maria Film Festival
Jersey City, New Jersey
2012
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Dam Short Film Festival
Boulder City, Nevada
2011
Honorable Mention
The Dreamer
Rochester International Film Festival
Rochester, New York
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Peace River Film Festival
Punta Gorda, Florida
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
GAIAM Spiritual Cinema Circle
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach, California
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Feel Good Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Heartland International Film Festival
Indianapolis, Indiana
2011
Official Selection
The Dreamer
Brouhaha Film Festival
Maitland, Florida
2010
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Branson International Film Festival
Missouri
Official Selection // Finalist: Best Charity Project Award
Busker // The Love Project
Out Of The Can Film Festival
Derbyshire, UK
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Branson International Film Festival
Branson, MO
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Branson International Film Festival
Missouri
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
F5 FPP Financial Focus FilmFest
Sanford, FL
Special Mention
Busker // The Love Project
Asia South East Short Film Festival
Phnom Penh
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Hollywood Divine International Film Festival
Mechanicsburg, PA
Official Selection
Busker // The Love Project
Veritas Film Festival
Grove City, PA
Best Concept Award (Film Series)
Overtime // The Love Project
Tokyo Cowboys Film Festival
Tokyo
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Hollywood Divine International Film Festival
Mechanicsburg, PA
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Hollywood Divine International Film Festival
Mechanicsburg, PA
Official Selection
Daydream // The Love Project
Veritas Film Festival
Grove City, PA
Official Selection // Best Screenplay Award
Overtime // The Love Project
Rising Sun International Film Festival
Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka
Official Selection
Overtime // The Love Project
Veritas Film Festival
Grove City, PA
Best Concept Award (Film Series)
My Day // The Love Project
Tokyo Cowboys Film Festival
Tokyo
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Canadian International Faith + Family Film Festival
Toronto, ON
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Asia Peace Film Festival
Lahore
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Branson International Film Festival
Missouri
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Hollywood Divine International Film Festival
Mechanicsburg, PA
Official Selection
My Day // The Love Project
Veritas Film Festival
Grove City, PA
Official Selection // Finalist: Best Charity Project Award
My Day // The Love Project
Out Of The Can Film Festival
Derbyshire, UK
College
Florida State University - College of Motion Picture Arts
MFA - Film Production
20092011
College
Florida State University - School of Theatre Arts
MFA - Theatre Design
20062009
College
SUNY New Paltz - School Fine & Performing Arts
BA / BS - Theatre Performance & Theatre Design
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