Jeffrey michael bays.
FILMMAKER / SPEAKER / HITCHCOCK WHISPERER
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.
ALFRED HITCHCOCK CHANGED CINEMA FOR THE BETTER, SHAPING THE VISUAL STORYTELLING METHODS THAT ARE STILL USED TODAY. WATCH MY DOCUMENTARIES FOR FREE:
THERE'S A LOT MORE TO KNOW ABOUT ME, BUT HERE IS THE BIG STUFF
BACHELOR OF ARTS
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
While in Australia, I directed this suspense/comedy to experiment with Alfred Hitchcock techniques
MASTER OF ARTS
LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia
BETWEEN THE SCENES
Based on my thesis research, this book explores the dramatic choices filmmakers make at scene transitions
A group of filmmakers explore the forgotten 20 episodes of television directed by Alfred Hitchcock
SUSPENSE WITH A CAMERA
My quintessential exploration of the suspense techniques used by Alfred Hitchcock and other directors