Jason Jones (activist/filmmaker)

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Jason Jones
Born Jason Jones
(1971-10-09)October 9, 1971
Chicago, Illinois
Occupation Film producer

Jason Jones (born October 9, 1971, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American film producer, pro-life activist, and human rights worker.

Jones began working in the pro-life movement while attending the University of Hawaii. There he formed the Pro-Life Student Union and also served as State Chairman of Young Americans for Freedom, a national group of conservative student activists. [1] He later became Chairman of the Hawaii Young Republicans, and worked as Chief-of-Staff for State Representative Mark Moses.[2] Jones' other pro-life credentials include: Director of Hawaii Right to Life, National Youth Director of American Life League, grassroots Director of Brownback for President, and Public Relations Director for the world's largest international pro-life organization, Human Life International [2001-7].[3][unreliable source?] As a public speaker, he travels frequently, speaking out against abortion and touching on "Responsibility" in a sovereign nation[4] Jones is the host of The Great Campaign on Radio Maria. He has verbally sparred with pro-choice activists on ABC's Politically Incorrect, Fox and CNN.

Filmography[edit]

Bella[edit]

Jones was a producer on the critically acclaimed 2006 film, Bella.[5] The film won several film industry awards, most notably it won the People's Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival.[6]

The Stoning of Soraya M.[edit]

Jason was the associate producer of the 2008 film, The Stoning of Soraya M.[7] which won the NAACP Image Award in 2010[8] as well as the Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award in 2009.[8]

Short Films[edit]

Crescendo, 2011[9]

Eyes to See, 2010[9]

Humanitarian activism[edit]

In March 2009, Jones travelled to Sudan and visited refugees in Northern Aweil, on the Darfur border and inspected 26 new water wells. In addition, he distributed $2 million in food, medicine, and other aid. This visit was undertaken despite the expulsion of all non-governmental organizations and a warning of unsafe travel from the U.S. State Department.[7]

Jones began working in the pro-life movement while he was attending the University of Hawaii. He formed the Pro-Life Student Union and was chairman of the Hawaii chapter of Young Americans for Freedom, a group of conservative student activists.

Upon graduation, Jones became Chairman of the Hawaii Young Republicans and worked as the Chief-of-Staff for State Representative Mark Moses. Jones served as the Director of Hawaii Right to Life.

He was the grassroots director for Senator Sam Brownback's presidential campaign. He was Public Relations Director for the world’s largest international pro-life organization, Human Life International from 2001 to 2007.[10]

Media appearances[edit]

Jones was the host of The Facts of Life radio show heard throughout the United States and worldwide. He has appeared on ABC’s Politically Incorrect, EWTN, Fox and CNN.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cmgbooking.com/speakers/85-jason-jones
  2. ^ http://www.cmgbooking.com/speakers/85-jason-jones
  3. ^ http://www.illinoisrighttolife.org/JasonJonesBio.htm
  4. ^ http://www.crisismagazine.com/2012/never-respectable-jason-jones-on-catholic-entertainment
  5. ^ "Jason Jones Biography". imdb.com. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  6. ^ 3/awards "Bella Awards". imdb.com. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  7. ^ a b "Jason Jones Biography". imdb.com. Retrieved 2011-07-18. 
  8. ^ a b "Stoning of Soraya M. Awards". imdb.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "Jason Jones Biography". imdb.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Jason Jones - Biography". Wisconsin Right to Life. Retrieved 2009-05-10.