Jax Smith - Vancouver Acting Schools, Classes, & Workshops
Experienced on both sides of the lens, Jax is enthusiastic about the craft of storytelling in all its forms and supports students in getting their self-driven projects to the next stage of development.

Jax is co-creator of the branded-content series, TURNING THE TABLES for Shaftesbury Films Inc.

Jax directed and co-wrote the short film MENTAL. A BravoFACT recipient, it thrived in an extensive festival run, won several awards, and received five Leo nominations, including Best short drama and Best screenwriting. It garnered Jax the 2019 WIFTV Spotlight Image Award for, ‘an outstanding short work that shows production excellence or a unique, visionary approach.’

Jax also directed THE STAKEOUT, nominated for an EDA award for ‘Best Female-Directed Short’ at the Whistler Film Festival 2017.

She’s directed projects for First Star and the World Wildlife Fund, which have screened on CBS, The Knowledge Network, and Urban Rush TV.

Jax served on the Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival jury and works as a story editor and creative consultant.

She is co-writer/director of the first playlet to be workshopped in JBA’s black box theatre titled,  A TRIPTYCH OF IMPARITIES, and is thrilled to support and nurture the creative endeavours of JBA students.

You can follow Jax on Instagram: @thejaxsmith