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Jack Pirie

Director, Writer

Agent

Jonathan Kinnersley

Jack trained as a composer before moving into TV, film and games as a writer and director. His debut horror script INFLUENCE was featured in the Blacklist Highlights and he spent time in the writers’ room for THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE S2 (Big Light Productions/Amazon Studios) as a Shadow Writer.

His short sci-film SIGNIFICANCE (2016) starring Adrian Schiller was picked up for international broadcast by Shorts International. His short “THE SUPERMAN” (2016) was acquired by National Geographic and awarded Vimeo Staff Pick. In 2017 he was selected as a writer/director for Bafta’s professional development program “Bafta Crew”. 

In games, Jack has been Creative Director of a number of critically-acclaimed immersive experiences with prod company HiddenCity, including THE HUNT FOR THE CHESHIRE CAT (2018).

Jack has recently completed the short psychological thriller film BITE (2018) for Channel 4 starring Nichola Burley.

Writing

Call Me Fearless
TV Pilot
After her youtube video goes viral, a young, aspiring video journalist with anxiety issues lands a job with Fearless – a mysterious, cutting edge, disruptive online news agency who specialise in telling voyeuristic crime stories from the dark and murky side of society.

Escaping Reality
Feature
An ambitious young therapist and entrepreneur, who specialises in having patients relive their terrifying experiences using state of the art VR technology, is brought a difficult case that could make or break her career.”

Alignment
TV Pilot
Three years after his wife vanishes from their home, a disillusioned FBI agent turns in his badge and sets off into the borderlands to find her, paying a criminal trafficking gang $150k to transport him to the Alternate – a reality almost identical to ours that has become a strange and dangerous place of escape for immigrants, criminals and anyone looking for a new place to call home.

Renaissance One
Feature
A disillusioned high school teacher achieves the American dream when he is selected for Renaissance Two – a privately-owned space-flight project to establish the first human settlement on Mars. But as he delves deeper into the company’s mysterious programme, he is soon forced to confront the true meaning of greatness.

The Calling
TV pilot/Treatment
Years after his brother was shot by the London police in relation to his alleged gang connections, a trainee lawyer starts an anonymous website appealing for evidence, but when his website’s symbol starts appearing around London, he realises he’s started something he may not be able to control.

I Am Not Afraid
Feature
A former dancer goes undercover at a highly prestigious, mysterious German dance academy, to investigate the suicide of a young girl, but what she discovers forces her to confront her deepest, darkest fears.

Wolves
TV Pilot
A bright, disillusioned university student joins forces with a new group of female friends, to seek justice against those who have evaded punishment for crimes against women, liberating both themselves and the victims.

Influence
Feature
Five years after a horrific incident on a film set, rising director Becky Moore is given the chance to do the ambitious film she always dreamed of; but her determination to succeed brings something dark into the creative process.

 

Directing

Bite
Rejected from yet another audition, a young dancer does battle with her demons of self-doubt.
A short thriller film for Channel 4 starring Nichola Burley

The Superman 
Short film
Writer/Director
A lone freediver escapes to another world where his impossible dream becomes reality.
Vimeo Staff Pick, featured by National Geographic and Bermuda Film Festival.

Significance
Short Film
Writer/Director
A young astronomer makes an incredible discovery one evening that forces him to consider his place in the universe.
Broadcast by Shorts International, screened at London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, Palms Springs Shortsfest, Portsmouth and Winchester.

The Radical
Short Film
Writer/Director
A teenage rebel sparks revolution in the most unexpected of ways.

 

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