Jason Paul Collum (born July 15, 1973 in Brookfield, Wisconsin) is an American film maker.
Head shot of writer, director, producer, actor Jason Paul Collum. Image (unused) was taken to accompany an article on the entertainer for the April/May 2013 issue of The Advocate magazine.
Raised in Racine, Wisconsin. He worked at Femme Fatales and Cinefantastique magazines as a writer, editor and graphic designer. Collum is the author of the non-fiction book Assault of the Killer Bs: Interviews with 20 Cult Film Actresses (McFarland, 2004) and the fiction novella Basements (Blurb/BookWrite, 2016). He wrote and directed the horror starlets documentary Something to Scream About (2002). Collum worked as a publicity director for Rapid Heart Pictures from 1999 - 2002 and for Tempe Entertainment from 2002 - 2004 and is director/writer of the October Moon franchise. He is also the director of the documentaries Screaming in High Heels: The Rise & Fall of the Scream Queen Era focusing on the careers of Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens and Michelle Bauer, & also Sleepless Nights: Revisiting the Slumber Party Massacres about The Slumber Party Massacre horror film franchise by Roger Corman. Collum has also directed the comedy Shy of Normal: Tales of New Life Experiences. From 2009 - 2011 he lectured film theory at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where he graduated in 1996. He earned a post-baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education in 2014 from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
The April/May 2013 issue of The Advocate magazine listed him as one of their "40 under 40" most intriguing artists to watch.