Jam has served in a producing capacity on several Ascendant Pictures' projects including Ask The Dust written and directed by Robert Towne and starring Colin Farrell, Lord of War Starring Nicolas Cage and Ethan Hawke and directed by Andrew Niccol.
Currently in production on the noir crime thriller Lucky Number Slevin starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman, Sir Ben Kingsley and directed by Paul McGuigan, Jam has a wide portfolio of films in various stages of pre-production. Among them are Taming Ben Taylor Starring Kevin Costner, The Loop starring Matthew McConhaughey and Penelope Cruz, the original science fiction action adventure Outlander and many others.
Prior to joining Ascendant, Jam was President of KJAM Productions, an independent film production company based in Santa Monica, California. In 2002, Jam co-produced Juwanna Mann for Morgan Creek and Warner Bros. He also produced Dungeons & Dragons with Joel Silver for New Line Cinema starring Jeremy Irons, Thora Birch and Marlon Wayans. In 2000, Jam wrapped production on a full length production of For The Cause, which was based on the critically acclaimed short film of the same name. For that short film Jam received a multi-picture first look deal with Miramax/Dimension Films. While working with Miramax/Dimension, Jam served not only as a film producer but also as a digital visual effects consultant.
Prior to producing features, Jam was recruited by James Cameron's visual effects powerhouse Digital Domain where he was involved in all levels of production on over 60 television commercials, including a Clio Award-winning Jeep commercial and David Fincher's Grammy Award-winning Rolling Stones music video, LOVE IS STRONG. With Digital Domain, Jam earned the reputation of being a savvy digital visual effects producer.
Kia Jam Facts
|February 17, 1970 (54)
|Father of Invention
|The Devil's Pass
|Lucky Number Slevin
|$5 a Day
|House of Sand and Fog
|House of Sand & Fog & American Beauty