Jason Ensler

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Jason Ensler
Born (1970-07-21) July 21, 1970 (age 44)
East Setauket, New York, U.S.
Occupation Film/television director and television producer
Years active 1997–present

Jason Ensler (born July 21, 1970 in East Setauket, New York) is an American film and television director and producer.

He has directed and executive produced the pilots for Cult, Hart of Dixie, Franklin & Bash, and served as Executive Producer and Director for the first two seasons of Franklin & Bash. He also directed the CBS pilot The Eastmans, with Donald Sutherland and Jacqueline Bisset. And the pilots for South Beach, Man of Your Dreams, and Kath & Kim.

He directed and produced the pilot and all six episodes of the critically acclaimed and short-lived series Andy Barker, P.I. starring Andy Richter and Tony Hale, and created by Conan O'Brien and Jonathan Groff.

He has directed episodes of The West Wing, Chuck, Gossip Girl, Psych, Ed, Scrubs and My Name Is Earl. He also directed the NBC television films Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company and Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart. He also directed the 2006 film Grilled starring Ray Romano and Kevin James.

In 2007, Ensler produced and directed the short documentary, Farewell My Subaru, a study of author Doug Fine's adventures becoming Carbon Neutral in rural New Mexico.

Ensler studied Politics and Theater at Brandeis University, and Film/Television at USC Film School.



Year Title Credit Role Notes
2006 Grilled Director
2001 Kissing Jessica Stein Additional Editor and Creative Consultant
2000 Alcatraz Avenue TR Jones
1999 12 Stops on the Road to Nowhere Editor
1998 The List Producer Roxy Emcee


Year Title Credit Notes/Episodes
2014 Sirens Director 2 episodes
Red Band Society Director and Executive Producer 10 episodes
2013 Hostages Season 1, Episode 2
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 1, Episode 5
The Goldbergs Season 1, Episode 4
The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 8
Cult Director and Executive Producer 12 episodes
2011-2012 Franklin & Bash 20 episodes
2011 Hart of Dixie Season 1, Episode 1
Season 1, Episode 2
2009 Gossip Girl Director Season 3, Episode 12
The Eastmans Director and Co-Executive Producer TV Movie
2008-2009 Kath & Kim 17 episodes
2008 Psych Director Season 2, Episode 12
2007-2008 Chuck Season 1, Episode 3
Season 1, Episode 9
Season 2, Episode 1
2007 My Name Is Earl Season 3, Episode 12
Andy Barker, P.I. Director and Producer 6 episodes
The World According to Barnes Director TV Movie
2006 South Beach 2 episodes
Help Me Help You 2 episodes
2005 The West Wing Season 6, Episode 18
2004 Scrubs Season 3, Episode 18
Ed Season 4, Episode 13
2003 Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart TV Movie
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company' TV Special


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