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Jack Pirie

Director, Writer

Jack trained as a composer before moving into TV & Film as a writer and director. As a music video/commercials filmmaker he has directed films for clients including Google, Atlantic Records, Sony and The Royal Opera House.

His debut horror script INFLUENCE (2015) was featured in the Blacklist’s Industry Highlights during 2015 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.

Jack recently completed short film SIGNIFICANCE, a sci-fi thriller starring Adrian Schiller, which played at festivals around the country, securing a handful of award nominations and was picked up for international broadcast. His latest film “THE SUPERMAN” (2016), a short documentary, has been acquired by National Geographic, given a Vimeo Staff Pick and was picked for the Academy-qualifying Bermuda film festival in 2017.

He is currently in development with his debut feature “I Am Not Afraid”, a Hitchcockian thriller about a contemporary dancer.

Writing

2016

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.

Alignment
Feature
After his fiancee is killed in a train crash in which he is the only survivor, a university professor uncovers “alignment”, a dangerous activity that may hold the key to getting his old life back.

The Calling
TV pilot/Treatment
Years after his brother was shot by the London police in relation to the boy’s alleged gang connections, Nathan has left the borough (and his past) behind. Now, when new evidence relating to his brother’s death emerges, Nathan starts an anonymous website appealing for evidence. Soon he finds himself drawn back into the world he’s worked so hard to leave behind, and, when he starts seeing his website’s symbol 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.

2015
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.

Significance
Short Film
Writer/Director
Starring Adrian Schiller (Suffragettes, The Danish Girl) and Joel Gillman (Ripper Street)
A young astronomer makes an incredible discovery one evening that forces him to consider his place in the universe.

2014
The Radical
Short Film
Writer/Director
A teenage rebel sparks revolution in the most unexpected of ways.

Directing

2016
The Superman
Featured on National Geographic

2015
Honne – Loves The Jobs You Hate
Music Promo
Atlantic Records

2014
The Radical
Short Film
Writer/Director

Francesco Rossi – Godspeed You
Music Promo
Island Records/Universal

2013
Race Yourself
Online/Content
Google Glass

Wozzeck Trailer – ROH
Online/Content
Royal Opera House

C&K – Loving You Is Easy
Music Promo
Hospital Rec.

F Rossi – Paper Aeroplane
Music Promo
Island Records

2012
Fake Blood – All In The Blink
Music Promo
PIAS Records

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