Jason Perini is an actor, writer and director, working across commercial and long form narritive.
His short film 'A Little Bit Behind' - which Jason co-wrote and starred in - received awards internationally. The film was then invited to the 'Short Film Corner' at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
'Kitchen Sink Drama', in which Jason also played the lead, was a finalist at Tropfest Australia in 2012, sreened at the New York City International Festival and won 'Best Comedy' at the BrownFish International Film Festival in New York.
In 2014 Jason wrote and stared in short film 'Casa Del Sueños', which was accepted into 2014 Tropfest Summer Series and was screened at The Projects Short Film Festival, the HA! Fest Comedy Film Festival (USA), The Sunderland Shorts Film Festival (UK), and the Miami Short Film Festival (USA).
2016 saw Jason gain further attention with his short film 'The New Empress' starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, which was selected as part of the Jameson First Shot project. Written and directed by Jason, the film was produced by Dana Brunetti and premiered at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles.
Soon after the release of 'The New Empress', Jason began work on his feature directorial debut 'Chasing Comets'. The sports comedy was supported by Screen Australia and had its National cinema release in 2018.
Jason is currently writing and developing a slate of projects including online streaming series and feature films.