Jason Karman began making films as a documentary video maker and his early films have screened both domestically and internationally including on Logo TV, HBO on Demand, and CBC's The National. His first narrative, STACEY AND MARY, exhibited at the 2005 Houston Worldfest and won the Silver-Remi for Best Original Comedy Short.
Jason's documentary, STATE OF YO, was the National Portrait Winner at Montreal's Cine-Asie National Portrait Contest in 2009. His drama, I'M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, won the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at the 2011 Vancouver Queer Film Festival. He has served on the film festival jury at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival, Vancouver Queer Film Festival and the Media Arts Jury at British Columbia Arts Council.
Christmas, sometimes you have to be there. Carl comes home with a new boyfriend to find his younger brother, who is also gay, resentful for being left to take care of their aging parents. Director/Writer: Jason Karman | Producers: Jason Karman, Victoria Angell Narrative | HDCAM | Colour | 2013 | 14 [...]
The patience of an outsider is tested when a square dancer holds him in contempt for his romantic advances. Director/Writer: Jason Karman | Producers: Jason Karman, Jacqueline Liu, Victoria Angell Narrative | HDCAM | Colour | 2011 | 14 min | Canada
A singing telegram worker meets his ex-boyfriend while having hot pot and learns to embrace his new found bachelorhood through popular song. Director/Writer: Jason Karman | Producers: Jason Karman, Jacqueline Liu, Wing Tsao Narrative | HDCAM | Colour | 2010 | 7 min | Canada Winner of the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at the 2011