Jason Apuzzo is a Folio Eddie Award-winning writer, who has been published at American Cinematographer, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, the journal Neurosurgery and AOL-Moviefone. Jason has also appeared on CBS' Inside Edition, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room, Headline News' Showbiz Tonight and other networks to discuss film.
Jason is also a filmmaker. His most recent film project is UFO Diary, which had its festival premiere at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatres on August 14th, 2016 at the HollyShorts Film Festival. UFO Diary has also screened at the Dragon Con Independent Film Festival, the Zamoxis Short Film Showcase, the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival, and has been featured in American Cinematographer magazine. UFO Diary has over 10,000 fans on Facebook.
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Jason received his MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and was later mentored by director Irvin Kershner (The Empire Strikes Back). His advisor at USC was Tom Holman, inventor of the THX sound system. Jason also holds a PhD in Germanic Literature from Stanford University, and a BA in Philosophy from Yale University. Jason was a prolific filmmaker while attending Palos Verdes High School - where he founded the largest student filmmaking club in southern California. He is married to actress and writer Govindini Murty. As of 2017 he has several film projects and a novel in development.