Jason Furukawa is a third generation Japanese Canadian born in Vancouver Canada and raised in Calgary Alberta. He is a duel category Director and First Assistant Director member of the Director's Guild Of Canada and has been a member since 1989 as well as a UBCP/ACTRA Member since 2013. Jason was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Directing in 2014. See full bio »

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Godzilla Gruff Smuggler
(2014)
Cold Pursuit Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2019)
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2010-2013)
Robson Arms Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2005-2008)

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 2019 The Terror (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Into the Afterlife (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Come and Get Me (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- My Perfect World (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Shatter Like a Pearl (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- All the Demons Are Still in Hell (2019) ... (first assistant director)
 2019 Come to Daddy (first assistant director)
 2019 Cold Pursuit (first assistant director)
 2018 Charmed (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Out of Scythe (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Other Women (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Sweet Tooth (2018) ... (first assistant director)
 2018 The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Iron in War (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Not Cricket (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Wake (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Presidio (2018) ... (first assistant director)
 2018 Hailey Dean Mystery: 2 + 2 = Murder (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2018 Midnight Sun (first assistant director)
 2018 The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2017 Imposters (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Always Forward, Never Back (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Ladies and Gentlemen, the Doctor Is In (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- The Maddie Code (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- We Wanted Every Lie (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- My Balls, Dickhead (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2017 Campfire Kiss (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2017 Beyond (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Out of Darkness (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Ties That Bind (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- The Hour of the Wolf (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Fancy Meeting You Here (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Tempus Fugit (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2016 Enter the Warriors Gate (first assistant director)
 2016 The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2016 Appetite for Love (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2015 Strange Calls (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2015 Angel of Christmas (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2015 Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2015 Love on the Air (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2015 Just the Way You Are (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
  Gracepoint (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 9 episodes, 2014) (second unit director - 4 episodes, 2014)
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
  Witches of East End (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes, 2013) (second unit director - 1 episode, 2013)
- A Parching Imbued (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Unburied (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Electric Avenue (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Today I Am a Witch (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Marilyn Fenwick, R.I.P. (2013) ... (first assistant director) / (second unit director)
 2013 Model Killers (TV Series documentary) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Model Murderer/Strangled Beauty (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Reality Kills (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Finger-Licking Good/Slaying of a Tennessee Beauty Queen (2013) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 Health Nutz (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Last Chance (2013) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 #SaveBCFilm PSA (TV Short) (first assistant director)
 2012 Mr. Young (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Mr. Apartment (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Mr. Hyde (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Mr. Elf (2012) ... (first assistant director)
 2010-2012 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (TV Series short) (first assistant director - 16 episodes)
- Grampires Part 2 (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Grampires: Part 1 (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- The Return of Lilly D (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Night of the Mummy (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Dreamcatcher (2011) ... (first assistant director)
 2007-2011 Exes & Ohs (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The Happy Homemaker vs. The Cougar (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- What Goes Around... (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Roads Previously Not Taken (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2010-2011 Shattered (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Finding the Boy (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Key with No Lock (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Everyone's a Hostage to Someone (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Where's the Line? (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Tears Bring Harry (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2010 Smoke Screen (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2010 Bond of Silence (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2010 Tucker and Dale vs Evil (first assistant director)
 2008-2009 The Guard (TV Series) (first assistant director - 9 episodes)
- Last Night (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- He Is Heavy, He's My Brother (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- The Big Day (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Wake (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Zero Footprint (2008) ... (first assistant director)
 2005-2008 Robson Arms (TV Series) (first assistant director - 15 episodes)
- No Sex in the City (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- I Pagliacci (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Geeks in Love (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Gila Monster (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- All About Kitty (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2007 The Haunting of Sorority Row (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2007 Elijah (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2007 Postal (first assistant director: second unit)
 2007 Enemy Within (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2007/I Whisper (first assistant director)
 2005 Godiva's (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 2003-2004 Smallville (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Façade (2004) ... (first assistant director)
- Gone (2004) ... (first assistant director)
- Rosetta (2003) ... (first assistant director)
  Cold Squad (TV Series) (first assistant director - 19 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (second unit director - 1 episode, 2002)
- No Life Like It (2004) ... (first assistant director)
- True Believers: Part 1 (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Back in the Day (2002) ... (first assistant director)
- Live Fast Die Young (2002) ... (first assistant director)
- Happily Ever After (2002) ... (first assistant director)
 2004 MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (Video) (first assistant director)
 2003 Falling Angels (first assistant director)
 2003 Spymate (first assistant director)
 2002 Dead in a Heartbeat (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2001 Till Dad Do Us Part (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2001 The Sports Pages (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2000 Here's to Life! (first assistant director)
 2000 Ice Angel (TV Movie) (second unit director)
 1999 Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (assistant director - as Jason P. Furukawa)
 1999 Heaven's Fire (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1998-1999 Mercy Point (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Battle Scars (1999) ... (first assistant director)
- Second Chances (1999) ... (first assistant director)
- Opposing Views (1998) ... (first assistant director)
 1998 Golf Punks (first assistant director)
 1997-1998 Viper (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Internal Affair (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Homecoming (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Double Team (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Regarding Catlett (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Breakout (1998) ... (first assistant director)
 1996-1997 The X-Files (TV Series) (assistant director - 14 episodes)
- Gethsemane (1997) ... (assistant director - uncredited)
- Elegy (1997) ... (assistant director - uncredited)
- Tempus Fugit (1997) ... (assistant director - uncredited)
- Unrequited (1997) ... (assistant director - uncredited)
- Kaddish (1997) ... (assistant director - uncredited)
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Switchman (1996) ... (second assistant director)
 1996 A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1996 The Cold Heart of a Killer (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1996 Have You Seen My Son (TV Movie) (second assistant director: Canada)
 1995 Who Killed My Daughter (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1995 Black Fox: Good Men and Bad (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1995 Black Fox: The Price of Peace (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1995 Black Fox (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1994 Flinch (Video) (assistant director)
 1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Series) (first assistant director) / (second assistant director)
 1991 Payoff (TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
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