Self taught filmmaker Jason Vandygriff grew up and currently lives in Texas. His debut horror short film The Doll (2019) has won numerous awards, including Best Director at the San Antonio Horrific Film Festival. His sophomore effort is the award winning drama short film Her Look (2020) that began it's film festival run in Spring 2020. His third short film, the gangster/psychological horror hybrid A Serious Predicament (2020), has been his most successful short film to date, winning over 40 awards on over 70 nominations from film festivals around the world. In 2020 he worked as the cinematographer and editor for the horror feature film Amityville Cult, that has received a national release in retailers like Walmart in Fall 2021. He is currently in pre-production on his feature film debut as a director, The Red River Expressway Killer. He will be acting in the roles of Director, Writer, Producer and Editor.
Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
2020
Nominee - Best Performance in a Short, Nominee - Best Horror Short Screenplay, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Binge Horror Online Film Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2020
WINNER - Best Actor, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
6IX Scream International Horror Film Festival
Toronto, ON
2020
Finalist - Best Director, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Best Director Award
2020
Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Montreal Requiem Fear Fest
Montreal, QB
2020
Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Fright Night Film Fest
Shelbyville, KY
2020
WINNER Special Achievement Award - Special Makeup FX, Nominee - Best Crime Short, Nominee - Best Acting Duo, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Indie X Film Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2020
WINNER/Best Horror Film, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
New York Movie Awards
New York City, NY
2020
Winner/Gold Award - Best Horror Film, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Hollywood Gold Awards
Hollywood, California
2020
WINNER/Best Writing, WINNER/Best Editing, Nominee/Best Short, Nominee/Best Director, Nominee/Best Cinematography, Nominee/Best Actor, Nominee/Best Gore, Nominee Best Music, Official Selection
A Serious Predicament
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Online Awards Festival
2020
WINNER/BRONZE AWARD - Best Romantic Short, Official Selection
Her Look
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles, California
2020
WINNER/HONORABLE MENTION Best Actor, FINALIST Best Director, Official Selection
Her Look
New York International Film Awards
Manhattan, New York City, New York
2020
Official Selection
The Doll
Austin Micro Short Film Festival
Austin, Texas
2020
Official Selection
The Doll
Shutter Speed Film Festival
Arlington, Texas
2020
Official Selection
The Doll
Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival Spring 2020
Portland, Oregon
2020
Official Selection
The Doll
Wimberley Film Festival
Wimberley, Texas
2020
Official Selection
The Doll
Cairo Mobile Film Festival
Cairo, Egypt
2019
Official Selection
The Doll
The Magic of Horror Film Festival
Richmond, VA
2019
Official Selection
The Doll
Reels of the Dead 2019 Chicago
Chicago, IL
2019
Official Selection
The Doll
LiftOff First Time Filmmaker Sessions 2019
London
2019
WINNER People’s Choice Award, Official Selection
The Doll
Stephenville Fright Fest 2019
Stephenville, Texas
2019
WINNER Best Director, Official Selection
The Doll
San Antonio Horrific Film Fest 2019
San Antonio, Texas
2019
Nickname
Vandy
Current City
Texas
Hometown
Santo, Texas
Gender
Male