Jason Pollock is a filmmaker, writer and Founder of Boom Content. Boom Content is Pollock’s creative agency, which operates in NYC, LA, and DC. Pollock has worked as a producer/creative director for major celebrities and brands including Ashton Kutcher, Michael Moore, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants, Rock The Vote and the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.
As a filmmaker, Pollock’s first feature documentary film, ‘The Youngest Candidate,’ follows four teens running for public office in America. The film was co-produced by Oscar winner Lawrence Bender and David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants. ‘The Youngest Candidate’ had its world premiere in 2009 at the Los Angeles Film Festival and then it's TV premiere on the Documentary Channel in 2010.
Pollock's current feature film project, ‘Stranger Fruit,’ tells the true story of what happened to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Pollock partnered with the parents of Michael Brown to make the film, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2017. The film revealed new evidence in Mike Brown's case which was picked up by New York Times and in print on Sunday March 12th, 2017. This led to Pollock and 'Stranger Fruit' dominating television media for four days straight. The film was featured on ever national morning show and on on every major network's nightly news program that night on Monday. 'Mike Brown' and 'Stranger Fruit' were top trending topics on Facebook and Twitter, and the trailer released was played and discussed on every major worldwide television station non-stop for 4 days.
Pollock has also been a featured speaker at many universities and events including the Aspen Ideas Festival, Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 Conference, and Life Is Beautiful Festival. Pollock was ranked in a report in the New York Times as one of the top '140 most influential people on Twitter' in 2010, listed by PC Magazine as one of the 'Top 100 People to Follow' in 2011, and listed on Levo League’s '100 Transforming Millennials' in 2015.
Prior to making his own films, Pollock worked with director and producer Michael Moore from 2003 – 2006.Throughout this time Pollock aided Moore with several high profile films such as: ‘Dude Where’s My Country’, ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and ‘Slacker Uprising’. Pollock coordinated a 60 cities in 30 day tour for Moore on his Slacker Uprising Tour in 2004. In 2005 Pollock became of one of the 5 original founders of Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival.