Director Spotlight: Jason Figgis Interview

Are you a girl-next-door type who took the greyhound bus from Oklahoma and just arrived in Tinseltown with big dreams and no money? Do you want to avoid the pitfalls of getting ensnared by unscrupulous studio executives who will promise you the world as long as you sleep your way to the top? As always, FilmFAC has your best interest at heart, like Rick spoiling Captain Renaud's sleazy conquests in "Casablanca." Today we start a new series called Director Spotlight, where we showcase up-and-coming directors that have already been recognized for their talent, who will give you some technical advice and general tips to get ahead in the world of movies.

In today's edition, we take a look at promising young director Jason Figgis, who we interviewed via Google Hangouts in Dublin, Ireland. Jason has worked on numerous award-winning documentaries with Hollywood royalty such as Alan Rickman, John Hurt, and Steven Spielberg. After successful run in documentaries he completed "3 Crosses," a feature film nominated for Best Independent Feature Film at the 2011 Underground Film Festival in Ireland. He has recently completed a re-imagining of "A Christmas Carol" which is less Disneyfied than most film and TV versions and more faithful to the original written by Charles Dickens.

Check out our interview with Jason where he discusses his experience and his exciting new projects here:


  1. Thanks for the Interview Esteban. I enjoyed it.

    1. No problem! It was a pleasure to have you.