Jax Price is an award-winning filmmaker from Boca Raton, Florida. In 2014 he co-starred in the movie The Town Inside with veteran actor Gregory Alan Williams and caught the "director's bug" while working on the project. In 2015 he began directing and producing short films, focusing on horror and science fiction. Currently he is pursuing his passion at Lynn University where he is majoring in film and cinematography. In 2017, his short film CAUTION: SPIKES was selected by nine film festivals on three continents, in three different countries and became a Bronze Award Winner at the Spotlight Horror Film Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2018, his short film Grave Endangerment became an Award Winner for the Global Shorts IMDB Based International Competition in Los Angeles and was also selected by five other film festivals.
  • Director (3 Credits)
    TOXIC: BETRAYAL2018
    Short, Student
    CAUTION: SPIKES2017
    Short, Student
    Grave Endangerment2017
    Short, Student
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    TOXIC: BETRAYAL2018
    Short, Student
    CAUTION: SPIKES2017
    Short, Student
    Grave Endangerment2017
    Short, Student
  • Acting (2 Credits)
    CAUTION: SPIKES2017
    Short, Student
    Grave Endangerment2017
    Short, Student
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    TOXIC: BETRAYAL2018
    Short, Student
Official Selection
Grave Endangerment
Dark History and Horror Con
Urbana, Illinois
2018
Official Selection
Grave Endangerment
Something Wicked Film Festival
Lawerenceville, Georgia
2018
Semi - Finalist
Grave Endangerment
The $2 Film Festival
2018
Award Winner
Grave Endangerment
Global Shorts
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
Grave Endangerment
Thirteenth Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Semi - Finalist
Grave Endangerment
Motion For Pictures Film Festival
Cary, North Carolina
2018
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
All Seas Film Festival
2018
Semi Finalist
CAUTION: SPIKES
Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival
Moscow
2018
Award Winner
CAUTION: SPIKES
Spotlight Horror Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
Dodowa International Film Festival
Dodowa, Shai Hills
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
Fake Flesh Film Fest
kamloops, British Columbia
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
POP NINJA Horror Short Film Festival
Lake Charles, Louisiana
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
Spooky Empire’s International Horror Film Festival
Orlando, Florida
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
FROSTBITE International Indie Fest
Colorado Springs, Colorado
2017
Official Selection
CAUTION: SPIKES
Something Wicked Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
2017
College
Lynn University
Film and Television
High School
Grandview Prepratory School
Filmmaking
20132017
Birth Date
June 20, 1998
Nickname
Jax
Birth City
Boca Raton, Florida
Current City
Boca Raton, Florida
Hometown
Boca Raton, Florida
Height
6’0
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Caucasian, Irish
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Gemini
Began filmmaking for the first time in February 2015. He made his first official short horror film called “China Haunting”, which was all spoken in Mandarin.
After making 18 short films for his YouTube Channel JaxPrice Films, Caution: Spikes, the 19th one, was Jax’s first short film to ever go to film festivals worldwide and gain recognition.
Caution: Spikes took seven months of pre production, production and post production.
Their is no nighttime in Caution: Spikes. It all happens in broad daylight. Since most horror is in darkness, Jax wanted to make a horrific and different creation that people would be scared of in sunlight.
Caution: Spikes or the Spikes Monster, was played by actor Tom Mcmenamim, who stands 6’5 ft tall and weighs 308lbs. However, as the Spikes head was attached to Tom, the final height of the monster was 6’8 ft tall.
Since Jax wanted Caution: Spikes to to be filmed in a swampy atmosphere, the film was shot at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound, FL. The setting in the movie was Louisiana. However, most people thought the film actually was in Louisiana, due to the similarities of the Spanish Moss trees and the deep Bayou of the swamp.
The name Caution: Spikes started when Jax was hiking on a nature trail in Jonathan Dickinson State Park. He came to a sign that said “Caution: You can’t go beyond the nature trail, turn back now.” Immediately, the word Caution was set as an official title, but he kept questioning himself Caution: What??
The original title of the film was going to be called “Spikes”. However, when Jax found out their was already a project called Spikes, he went back to the sign he found that said Caution: and put that together with Spikes. Thus making Caution: Spikes.
The monster was named Spikes, because of the 12 spikes on his head that formed a Mohawk.
Many ideas and different stories were thought out for Caution: Spikes. One of the stories was a about a Russian big game hunter, whos father gets killed by a creature on an island and he has to go find the creature that killed his father. Another story was about Jack Peterson, a big game hunter and Ezra Lee, a professional photographer, who go to an island off the coast of Louisiana to find “Big Bubba”, a 400 pound boar, that no hunter has managed to kill over the last decade.
While Grave Endangerment is a horror film itself, it was originally a school project.
In Grave Endangerment, where the ghoul is eating the Security guard, Salisbury steak, and dog food were used to look like intestines and inside of the stomach.
Grave Endangerment was filmed at an abandoned African American cemetery called “Evergreen”.
“Don’t dream your movie, make your movie.” - Steven Spielberg
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