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Jay Gira was born and raised outside Detroit, Michigan and became inspired to pursue the art of filmmaking while documenting a personal journey down in Boliva shortly after high school. Upon returning back to the states he enrolled in the prestigious University of Michigan - Ann Arbor where he studied cinema and mentored under Lawrence Kasdan (The... See full bio »

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The Ugly One: Thor's Revenge
The Ugly One: Thor's Revenge Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
I'm Reed Fish
I'm Reed Fish Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hellbent Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2012 Affairs Across America: The Ashley Madison Story (Documentary) (second unit director)
 2008 Brothel (additional second assistant director)
 2006 I'm Reed Fish (first assistant director)
 2006 Phat Girlz (first assistant director)
 2005 The Nickel Children (first assistant director)
 2004 Hellbent (first assistant director - as J. Gira)
 2004 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (first assistant director)
 2004 Skeleton Man (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2004/I Memory (Short) (first assistant director)
 2004 The Montana Boys (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2003 The Ugly One: Thor's Revenge (first assistant director)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Inside Edition: featured as himself for 3 consecutive days in which his feature film OJ Simpson: Monster or Myth was being promoted even before the final cut, because of the Las Vegas fiasco. The show was viewed by over 10 million people globally and owned by CBS/Paramount Pictures. See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. Gira | Jason Gira

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Invited to Harvard Law to interview Alan Durchawitz who only does one interview once every 5 years. See more »

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