Jared Callahan

Jared Callahan



Jared Callahan is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed independent films The Off Hours, The Sound We See, and A Boy Called Sailboat.

Callahan was born in Missoula, Montana and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He attended the Northwest Film Center’s Youth Media Program, where he developed his passion for filmmaking. After graduating high school, he moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in film and television production.

In 2010, Callahan released his first feature film, The Off Hours, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It went on to win several awards, including Best Screenplay at the Seattle International Film Festival. His second feature film, The Sound We See, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and won the Audience Award. His third feature film, A Boy Called Sailboat, premiered at the San Francisco International Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize.

Callahan’s films have been praised for their unique visual style and emotionally engaging stories. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, NPR, and other outlets. He has also been featured in Filmmaker Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, and other industry publications.

In addition to filmmaking, Callahan is also an accomplished photographer and cinematographer. He has shot music videos for artists like The National, Lupe Fiasco, and The Head and the Heart. He has also produced several short films, including the award-winning short film, Turnover, which was an official selection at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Callahan’s films have been praised for their creative storytelling and unique visual style. He has been recognized for his ability to capture the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and translate it into powerful and engaging stories. His work is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers and an example of the power of independent filmmaking.

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