J Blakeson

J Blakeson is a film director, screenwriter and producer. His feature debut was The Disappearance of Alice Creed, a highly acclaimed kidnap thriller which he wrote and directed.

In 2019 J shot his latest feature I Care A Lot in Massachusetts, USA. J wrote and directed the film which stars Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Dianne Wiest, Eiza Gonzáles and Chris Messina. The film was produced by J and Teddy Schwartzman, Ben Stillman and Michael Heimler of Black Bear Pictures. The film is currently in the late stages of post-production.

In 2017 J directed Gunpowder – a three part drama mini-series for Kudos productions, BBC One and HBO. The series stars Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Mark Gatiss and Peter Mullan. J directed all three episodes.

In 2015 J directed The 5th Wave for Columbia Pictures/Sony. The film is based on Rick Yancey’s best-selling novel and stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber and Maria Bello.

J lives in London and currently has TV and film projects in the works on both sides of the Atlantic.