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Jack Pirie

Writer & Director

Agent

Jonathan Kinnersley

Jack is an award-winning writer, director and creative director for TV/film, themed entertainment and immersive / interactive experiences.

His film work includes Bite (Channel 4, Alter), The Superman (Nat Geo, Vimeo Staff pick) and Significance (Shorts TV, LSFF) along with music videos and commercials for Sony Music, Atlantic Records and Google.

He is currently developing a number of original TV series including the detective-noir show Take Me Back with redrum films/Producer Chris Clarke, and heist thriller Pen with Wild Mercury Productions.

In the immersive & themed entertainment industry, Jack has been writer/director on a number of critically-acclaimed shows, including ‘The War of the Worlds Immersive Experience’ in London (2019), which won the global THEA award for Outstanding Achievement.

He was previously the Creative Director for HiddenCity, leading the creation of their real world interactive games, and co-creator of Unbound – a new format of interactive entertainment.

Work:

Take Me Back (writer/creator)
Detective-noir TV series
In development with Redrum films and Producer Chris Clarke

Pen (writer/creator)
Heist-thriller TV series
In development with Wild Mercury Productions

The War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience (writer/director)Layered Reality
THEA award-winning multi-disciplinary immersive experience, currently running in London – adapted from the Jeff Wayne/H.G. Wells IPs.
☆☆☆☆ “A total must-see” Mail On Sunday
“Thrilling… Very immersive, a real bombardment of the senses.” Radio Times
“Mindblowing” – The Times
☆☆☆☆☆ “It’s rare we get theatre like this”  ViewFromtheCheapSeat
☆☆☆☆ “If you’re planning on booking one immersive experience in London… The War of the Worlds should be it.” Culture Whisper

Bite (writer/director)
Short for Channel 4, Alter
Rejected from yet another audition, a young dancer battles with her demons of self-doubt.

The Superman  (writer/director)
Short for Nat Geo, Vimeo Staff Pick, CNN, Bermuda FF
A lone freediver escapes to another world where his impossible dream becomes reality

Significance (writer/director)
Shorts International TV, London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, Palms Springs Shortsfest, Portsmouth, Winchester)
A young astronomer makes an incredible discovery one evening that forces him to consider his place in the universe.

Moriarty’s Game – A Killer in the Hive
  (writer/co-director)
An online, interactive experience for HiddenCity.

Specs:

Significance (writer)
A young pianist/amateur scientist is mysteriously hired to perform at the birthday celebrations of an enigmatic tech entrepreneur at his country residence for one night, leaving behind her son who suffers from severe epilepsy. But when she finds hersekf locked down in the building, unable to leave, it soon becomes clear that this is no country residence. Gradually our characters unravel the terrifying truth about this place, and the reality that they will soon find themselves in the most significant location on earth.

Resonance (writer)
Sci-fi Feature
A stem-cell scientist is recruited for an interplanetary deep-sea expedition in search of a mysterious organism in the ocean of Europa, which could hold the key to her research on Earth.

Call Me Fearless
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.

Hello Me
(writer)
Horror feature
Fifteen years after she ran away – Farah Daley (29) returns home to the traditional, coastal town in Scotland where she was brought up, to find she now has a teenage sister. But while she tries to reconcile with her family and build a new life for herself, she begins to unravel a dark and horrifying mystery at the heart of the community.

Alignment (writer)
Sci-fi 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 (writer)
Sci-fi 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.

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