Jason Pollock is a Filmmaker, Writer, and Entrepreneur
Jason Pollock is a filmmaker, writer and Founder of Boom Content. Boom Content is Pollock’s creative agency, which operates in NYC, LA, and DC.
Pollock has worked as a producer for major celebrities and brands including Ashton Kutcher, Michael Moore, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants, Rock The Vote and the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.
As a filmmaker, Pollock’s first feature documentary film, ‘The Youngest Candidate,’ follows four teens running for public office in America. The film was co-produced by Oscar winner Lawrence Bender and David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants. ‘The Youngest Candidate’ had its world premiere in 2009 at the Los Angeles Film Festival and is currently showing on the Documentary Channel and available on iTunes. In 2008 and 2012, Pollock launched a speaking tour around America to get out the youth vote.
His current project, ‘Ferguson Cover-Up,’ tells the true story of what happened to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Pollock has partnered with the parents of Michael Brown to make the film, which will be out in 2016. Pollock has been a featured speaker at many universities and events including the Aspen Ideas Festival, Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 Conference, and most recently the Life Is Beautiful Festival.
His innovative work has been featured in the New York Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Mashable and more. Pollock was ranked in a report in the New York Times as one of the top 140 most influential people on Twitter, listed by PC Magazine as one of the Top 100 People to Follow, and listed on Levo League’s 100 Transforming Millennials of 2015.
Prior to making his own films, Pollock worked with director and producer Michael Moore from 2003 – 2006.Throughout this time Pollock aided Moore with several high profile films such as: ‘Dude
Where’s My Country’, ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and ‘Slacker Uprising’. Pollock coordinated a 60 cities in 30 day tour for Moore on his Slacker Uprising Tour in 2004. In 2005 Pollock became of one of the 5 original founder of Moore's Traverse City Film Festival.