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Jeffrey michael bays.

FILMMAKER / SPEAKER / HITCHCOCK WHISPERER
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SPEAKING EVENTS

COME TO MY WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Future bookings on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic

 

  • May 24-25, 2019 - FOCAL, Switzerland

  • April 6, 2019 - Kentucky Wesleyan Film Festival, Owensboro, Suspense With a Camera

  • Nov 2018 - Atlanta Pitch Summit: workshop Suspense With a Camera

  • July 2018 - Panelist and presenter at University Film and Video Association conference, Las Cruces, NM

  • Nov 11, 2017 - St. Louis International Film Festival: Suspense with a Camera

  • Sept 23, 2017 - Buffalo Niagara Film Festival: Creating the Ultimate Suspense, Hitchock Style

  • June 24, 2017 - ScriptFest, Burbank: presentation on Hitchcock suspense techniques.

  • November 10, 2016 - Faultline Film Festival: presentation on Hitchcock techniques.

  • June 24 & 25, 2016 - Palm Springs ShortFest: roundtable on scene tectonics and presentation on Hitchcock techniques.

  • June 19, 2015 - Palm Springs ShortFest roundtable discussion

  • October 18, 2014 - Writers Store in Burbank, book signing.

  • October 2014 - Book signings at CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision) conference at Hyatt in Newport Beach, CA.

  • September 27, 2014 - Workshop at Moondance International Film Festival, Boulder, CO.

  • August 2014 - Panelist at University Film and Video Association conference, Bozeman, MT.

  • June 2014 - Workshop at Great American Pitchfest in Burbank, CA.
     

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YOU MAY HAVE SEEN MY TWO DIRECTING BOOKS IN STORES OR MY ARTICLES IN MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE & LA SCREENWRITER. "SUSPENSE WITH A CAMERA" UNCOVERS THE SUSPENSE TACTICS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK, AND "BETWEEN THE SCENES" EXPLORES THE DRAMATIC USE OF SCENE TRANSITIONS.

HITChcock series

ALFRED HITCHCOCK CHANGED CINEMA FOR THE BETTER, SHAPING THE VISUAL STORYTELLING METHODS THAT ARE STILL USED TODAY. WATCH MY DOCUMENTARIES FOR FREE:
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BIO TIMELINE

THERE'S A LOT MORE TO KNOW ABOUT ME, BUT HERE IS THE BIG STUFF

2002

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Audio Production

Webster University, St. Louis, USA

2003 - 2009

NOT FROM SPACE

SiriusXM Radio Play
Broadcast to millions over five years, winner of Mark Time Award & Communicator Award

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2007

OFFING DAVID

Feature Film
While in Australia, I directed this suspense/comedy to experiment  with Alfred Hitchcock techniques

2011

MASTER OF ARTS

Cinema Studies

LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia

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2013

BETWEEN THE SCENES

Filmmaking Book

Based on my thesis research, this book explores the dramatic choices filmmakers make at scene transitions

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2015-TODAY

HITCH20

Docu-Series

A group of filmmakers explore the forgotten 20 episodes of television directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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2017

SUSPENSE WITH A CAMERA

Filmmaking Book

My quintessential exploration of the suspense techniques used by Alfred Hitchcock and other directors

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CONTACT

Feel free to contact me if you have questions about my books, would like to arrange an interview, or if you think we should work together!

info@borgus.com

Tel: 660.202.3189

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