New York, New York, May 9, 2023 — Production company SLMBR PRTY has signed multitalented director Jason Evans to its esteemed roster of talent. Evans is an Australian-born filmmaker with rich experience across branded work, documentaries, design, and the arts.
Evans has created memorable films for some of the world’s most prominent brands, including Mercedes, American Express, Oakley, H&M, and Miele. Inspired by nontraditional artists, the New York City-based visionary has directed numerous launch campaigns, including films for Apple’s 2019 Carnegie Library flagship store opening and the new Australian Fashion Council last year. His diverse body of work reveals his attention to subtle details, keen curiosity for his subjects, and passion for powerful imagery.
“I was immediately struck by Jason’s artful approach to his commercial work.” says SLMBR PRTY Executive Producer and Partner Kirstin Vanskiver. “He brings a measured and meticulous sensibility to every project he touches, whether it’s a high fashion client or sport brand. His unique taste and attention to detail is undeniably seen through his motivated camera transitions, expansive sound design, and lustrous cinematography. Jason is an exciting filmmaker to watch and we’re honored to welcome him to the roster.”
Evans began his career as an art and creative director at top fashion agencies, where he honed his skills overseeing projects from ideation through post-production. His work with top agencies and creatives has taken many forms, including collaborations with visionary Japanese flower artist Azuma Makoto and Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Ari Wegner. He has also directed multiple multimedia films for luxury brand Jil Sander, as well as Uniqlo and Theory.
In addition to his commercial work, Evans has been immersed in the art world for over 15 years. He has created films for MoMA, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art and has curated exhibitions throughout New York. Since 2008, Evans has published the online art platform This Long Century: an anthology of reflections by artists, filmmakers, photographers, and writers worldwide.
Says Evans, “I am grateful to have found a home at SLMBR PRTY. It is inspiring to be part of a team that has grown organically out of community meet-ups, where EPs Sarah and Kirstin have shown a commitment to supporting filmmakers from all walks of life, at all levels. This non-hierarchical, collaborative nature is one that is true to my own creative approach and I am excited to learn from them, while working together on films that push creative boundaries and challenge existing norms.”
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