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Joined the British Stunt Register in 1982
Jason is a highly experienced UK Action Director/ UK Stunt Co-ordinator.
After attending Morley Drama College, Jason worked as an actor in film & TV - appearing in A Bridge Too Far and as Roger Peacock in International Velvet. Later, Jason decided to join the Stunt Register in 1982 having obtained 6 qualifications to gold medal standard.
Jason attended The National Film School, training as a documentary director where he made a 20 minute short about a vet practice.
Jason has written and directed many action sequences working closely with actors such as Cillian Murphy, Kim Basinger, and Richard Harris.
As a skilled and competent Horse Master, Jason specialises in sourcing horses worldwide and coaching principal actors to ride.
Jason is one of the few multi skilled Action Directors/Stunt Co-ordinators. Whether it’s having the vision to orchestrate a large set piece, arrange a realistic fight sequence or work as a Horse Master – you're definitely in safe and capable hands!
While working as a Stunt Co-ordinator, Jason designed a range of Special Action Manikins to replace the old stunt dummies – which he felt needed to be more realistic and reactional. While working on the first series of Peaky Blinders as both the Stunt Co-ordinator and Horse Master, Jason introduced the manikins which were used to great effect with Cillian Murphy and to replace Arthur for the hanging scene.
"The wrecking/murder scene, filmed under skies of poison, will live long"
REVIEWS OF JASON'S WORK
"I faced and conquered many fears - you helped me do that Jason,
I cannot thank you enough. I'm just glad you were there"
I DREAMED OF AFRICA
"The action is Brutal"
BBC Peaky Blinders Series 1
"Quick and dirty violence"
The Hollywood Reporter
Catch Me Daddy
"Bone crunching violence"
"The scenes showing violence and riots at times seems so real they make the audience cringe"
London Film Review
"The wrecking scenes filmed under skies of poison will live long"
BBC Jamaica Inn
"A huge thank you for a job brilliantly done and for confidently steering us through the maze that is contemporary stunt-arranging and performance. We have some exceptional action footage and it makes such a quantum difference to the credibility of the piece when its executed with conviction and a sense of natural reality. Great stuff!!"
‘TV series The Reckoning’
"Thank you for your hard work and dedication throughout the production of The Suicidal Dog. It was a pleasure to work with you and your contribution was very much appreciated. I hope that you enjoyed the experience as much as we did and that we will work together again in the future"
Jill Robertson & Paul Merton
PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
"We knew that we would need a Stunt Co-ordinator every day and that's when we met, and I think we're supposed to say "Fell in love with Jason White!" Cos he was FANTASTIC!"
Documentary ‘Jump London’
"Thank you for the special contribution you made to the show, not only for your skills, but efforts in making the production a happy, cohesive whole".
WRITER / PRODUCER
"Thanks for your hard work and professionalism in Rwanda. It was comforting to have you there orchestrating some difficult scenes."
Pippa Cross & David Belton
Feature ‘Shooting Dogs’
"I was so pleased with the wrecking scenes in the sea - that was down to you Jason."
BBC ‘Jamaica Inn’
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