About

Jason Blalock works as a director, producer, cinematographer, and editor on a variety of non-fiction and documentary projects.  In 2007, he completed the documentary filmmaking program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.  As a cinematographer, Blalock has filmed documentary series for Al Jazeera, HBO, PBS, TLC, MTV, NatGeo, Discovery, and Vice.  He specializes in “one man band” filmmaking, handling both video and audio in run-and-gun situations.

Blalock’s own films focus on unique personal stories captured through observational documentary style.  In 2017 his documentary In the Wake of Ghost Ship, about America’s eviction crisis, won the Golden Gate prize for Best Short Film at the San Francisco International Film Festival.  He lives in Oakland, CA.