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Jason Pollock is a filmmaker, writer, and activist who lives in Los Angeles, CA.

He is the writer/producer/director of , "The Youngest Candidate".

‘The Youngest Candidate’ is the 1st feature documentary ever produced by David Letterman’s company, Worldwide Pants, in partnership with Oscar winner Lawrence Bender (producer of ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, etc..) and Balance Vector Productions. It follows the story of 4 teens that ran for public office in America.

‘The Youngest Candidate’ won ‘Best Non-Fiction Film by a New Filmmaker’ at the Traverse City Film Festival & it had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June of 2009.

Pollock also toured the country with his film to get the youth vote out through Election Day 2008. Jason went to 21 cities in 10 battleground states with Zune and Declare Yourself to get the young people excited about voting.

Pollock has built an audience online of 79,000 Twitter followers and was recently listed as one of the top 140 most influential people on twitter in a report that was picked up by The New York Times, The BBC, Newsweek, & The Guardian.
In August of 2009, Pollock began with Ashton Kutcher's company Katalyst Films. Since then they have worked together on a number of digital campaigns including the United Nations “End Malaria” Campaign, The Entertainment Industry Foundation’s iParticipate, Mountain Dew’s ‘Democracy’ Campaign, & Season 2 of Katalyst HQ. Pollock also worked on the digital campaigns for Kutcher’s recent films & TV projects including ‘The Beautiful Life’, ‘Valentine’s Day’, & ‘Killers’.

Prior to making ‘The Youngest Candidate’, Pollock was Michael Moore's executive assistant for almost 3 years. He worked with him from 2003-2006 and during that time aided Moore all his work such as "Dude Where's My Country", "Fahrenheit 9/11", and "Slacker Uprising". Pollock went to 60 cities in 30 days with Moore on his ‘Slacker Uprising Tour’ in 2004 to get the vote.

Pollock is now writing and developing film & TV projects in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a digital producer & consultant for brands and organizations. http://JasonPollock.TV

Blog Entries by Jason Pollock

NFL Star Adrian Peterson Gets Active Online to Help At-Risk Youth

0 Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 10:54 PM

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In case you haven't seen me tweeting and posting over the past few months, I'm working with Adrian Peterson and Global Mojo to...

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Here's How Republicans Have Already Conceded the 2012 Presidential Election

0 Comments | Posted January 16, 2012 | 11:58 PM

I think the Republican Party has ALREADY conceded the election. Here's my short and sweet explanation why...

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Fashion Mogul Marc Ecko About 'Unlimited Justice'

0 Comments | Posted March 30, 2011 | 2:47 PM

If I told you that in 20 states in America it was still legal for teacher to hit a student, would you believe me? Well, it is true. The New Mexico state legislature passed a bill outlawing corporal punishment in schools and the bill is sitting on Governor Susana Martinez's...

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3 Simple Ways Charlie Sheen Totally Copied Conan O'Brien

0 Comments | Posted March 24, 2011 | 5:58 PM

Now I know a lot of you read that headline and wondered... huh? So i will break it down for you very quickly...

Here's what happened to Conan O'Brien:

#1 - He left a major network.

#2 - He joined Twitter and built a massive audience online at the same...

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HuffPo AOL Deal is A Gigantic Step Forward for Social Media

0 Comments | Posted February 7, 2011 | 9:30 PM

Huffington Post + AOL = Huge Win for Social Media!

AOL's acquisition of the Huffington Post will obviously go down in the annals of the Internet as a major milestone for the...

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Larry King's Post Finale Party (PICTURES and VIDEO)

0 Comments | Posted December 17, 2010 | 11:57 AM

Larry King Speaks To The Press Outside The Party Of His Finale Show On CNN
I was lucky enough to be at Larry King's Finale Show...

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12 Brilliant Mashups of the Inception Trailer (VIDEO)

0 Comments | Posted September 12, 2010 | 6:09 PM

As I'm sure many of have seen, 'Inception' trailer mash-ups are SUPER HOT right now. There have been so many brilliant ones that I've had to post about them twice already here and here. I decided to make a massive list of some of the best ones so...

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Dear Republicans, Look How Many Strip Clubs Are Near Ground Zero! (Infographic)

0 Comments | Posted September 8, 2010 | 10:12 PM

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Dear Republicans,

I know that you are using this mosque near ground zero as a political tool to gain votes in this election cycle but I've got to say that it's not working on me. I think what you're trying to do to...

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'The Youngest Candidate' to Open the Politics on Film Festival in Washington D.C.!

0 Comments | Posted April 29, 2010 | 2:21 PM

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My film, THE YOUNGEST CANDIDATE, will be the OPENING NIGHT film of The Politics On Film Festival in Washington D.C. ! The event is sponsored by the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Motion Picture Association Of America. The screening will be next Tuesday night,...

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Demi Moore and Kevin Bacon Do Good in a Battle for Charity

0 Comments | Posted February 16, 2010 | 1:26 PM

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I'm doing some incredible work as a web producer with Katalyst Films that I think you should all know about. Katalyst was chosen as one of the agencies to help launch a huge online campaign for the Pepsi Refresh Project. This campaign is definitely...

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The Biggest Announcement of My Life

0 Comments | Posted June 4, 2009 | 11:40 AM

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Dear Friends,

Today is a very big day for me. I have never made an announcement like this in all my 27 years on this planet. Today is a...

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Power Shift '09 - Youth Event of the Year

0 Comments | Posted April 2, 2009 | 1:17 AM

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I had the honor of being invited to this year's Power Shift by the organizer, Jessy Tolkan. I knew I had to be there, but I didn't really know what to expect. Jessy told me 10,000 college kids would be in attendance...

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The Importance of Shepard Fairey

0 Comments | Posted February 19, 2009 | 11:49 AM

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I would like to take a moment to reflect on what Shepard Fairey has done to our world in the last year.

I, like many of you, saw Shepard's image of Obama shortly after it was released at the beginning of '08. I immediately...

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Arianna Huffington and Shepard Fairey in 1 Night

0 Comments | Posted February 13, 2009 | 12:21 PM

On January 19th, 2009 I was lucky enough to have a tough decision on my hands. I had a ticket to 2 of the biggest Inaugural parties in Washington D.C. that night. Those 2 parties were Arianna Huffington's Huff Post Inaugural Ball and Shepard Fairey's Manifest Hope Party. Instead of...

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An Open Letter to President Obama

0 Comments | Posted February 5, 2009 | 2:22 PM

Dear President Obama,

First of all, I would like to thank you for everything you have done to inspire me and my entire generation to do become more politically engaged and open minded. I cannot tell you how much you mean to us. You are a combination of the Beatles,...

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Photos and Notes from The Declare Yourself Inaugural Ball -- The Youth Movement Is Growing

0 Comments | Posted January 28, 2009 | 1:28 AM

I was lucky enough to go to Declare Yourself's Inaugural Party during my time in Washington D.C. last week. I went with my friend Matt Bologna, who is a professional photographer. He took amazing pics that I wanted to share with you. Click here to check out Matt's awesome...

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An Open Letter to John Lennon -- We Still Imagine

0 Comments | Posted December 7, 2008 | 11:12 AM

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Dear John,

On December 8th, 2008 it will be 28 years since you were murdered. I'm sure you already know this but every year at this time the entire world takes a pause to remember you. I have always been so moved by your...

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An Open Letter to Charlie Gibson

0 Comments | Posted September 16, 2008 | 6:27 PM

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Dear Charlie,

I watched your interview with Sarah Palin and I have to say that I was a little disappointed in your performance. Everyone in the country knows a question or two that they could have thrown at her that she wouldn't have known....

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The Importance Of Early Voting

0 Comments | Posted September 14, 2008 | 10:21 AM

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I was just reading an article in the New York Times called, "Campaigns Adjust Their Pace to Meet Short Season."

It spoke about how both presidential nominees are changing their traditional methods of campaigning because early voting this year is taking place in...

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Jamie Lynn Spears VS. Bristol Palin

0 Comments | Posted September 9, 2008 | 2:45 PM

I, like many of you, cannot get enough of all this Sarah Palin controversy. I love hearing the Republicans trying to spin this one. It's funny to see them do flips to try and make this insane decision by McCain look right.

My favorite talking point from the Republicans...

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