'BOOKWARS' - Feature Documentary
'Superb...mesmerizing' - NY Film Critics Circle | 'Terrific' - LA Times | 'Hilarious' - The New Yorker | IFP Gotham Award Nominee | Part of the Museum of Mdern Art (NYC) Circulating Film and Video Collection
Feature documentary with TV versions; Written and Directed by Jason Rosette
SYNOPSIS: The gritty world of New York City street booksellers is exposed in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives and loves and their unique perspectives on life. See the Mayor, the University and the NYPD try to shut them down!
See the BookWars website for more reviews, screening history and information
'G.I. Says' - Short Anti-war Documentary
'G.I. SAYS' - aka, 'Subterranean News' - is the incredible true story about the only known underground antiwar publication to be produced by an active duty soldier in a combat zone in Vietnam during the war. (a Film by Jason Rosette) Veteran Ken Anderberg relates his experience serving on the front lines in the Ashau Valley, then later serving at Camp Evans near the DMZ during the conflict. It was at Camp Evans that he created and published the underground magazine - or 'zine' - 'GI Says' as a response, in part, to the controversial leadership of Col, Weldon Honeycutt at the recently concluded operations at Hill 937, aka 'Hamburger Hill'. Watch on Yotube
'FREEDOM DEAL: Story of Lucky' - Episodic Drama
Festival Selections: San Antonio Film Festival | New Filmmakers, New York City | A Film for Peace Film Festival | International Historical and Military Film Festival | New Zero Artspace (Burma) | Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror Fest | Music and Turmoil, San Francisco | Electric Lantern Motion PIcture Festival | Highway 61 Film Festival | Viewster Online Film Festival
SYNOPSIS: During the Vietnam War, a combined US & Army of South Vietnam military operation enters Cambodia to locate and destroy North Vietnamese and Viet Cong sanctuaries as Cambodian youth named Samnang (‘Lucky’) and an ornery but likable wedding musician make their way through the conflict.
'A strong, interesting story with good characters and excellent acting, and the supernatural element was bizarre but just right for the story!' - Highway 61 Film Festival
See the Freedom Deal website for more information, screening history, and EPK.
Biodiversity, Housing & Social Issue Advocacy Documentaries
Filmmaker & Writer-Director Jason Rosette has written, directed, and edited a range of commissioned prosocial documentaries for clients including: Conservation International, Flora and Fauna International, WildAid, USAID, DAI, the NGO Forum on Cambodia, Microsoft Developing Markets, and others.
See CV & Credits page for a complete list of clients and projects
'Bringing Hope to the Children of Cambodia with Cloud' (Microsoft Asia) - Advocacy Documentary
Philanthropic Video for Microsoft Philanthropies Asia, Directed and Location Managed by Jason Rosette
Child abuse and trafficking remains a serious social issue in Cambodia.
Hoping to bring an end to this is the Child Protection Unit (CPU), a joint operation between the Cambodian Children’s Fund and Cambodia National Police. Its work involves providing assistance in the investigation of crimes committed against children, training local police officers in investigative techniques, and supporting victims and their families in the recovery journey.
Short & Medium Length Movies by Jason Rosette
Playlist of various short and medium length films made by Jason Rosette over the years, in various stages of release and production.
(Earliest film is from 1981, most recent is 2024)
Feature Scripted Drama; Written and Directed by Jason Rosette
SYNOPSIS: In a desert town somewhere in the Southwestern United States, a young woman named Susan seeks a maverick animal cloning expert who claims he can bring her recently deceased daughter back to life.
'Great Road Pic' - Angelika Entertainment
'A unique and interesting take on the fluidity of technology versus the recurring commonality of the human condition' - Moving Image Journal
See the Lost in New Mexico website for more reviews, screening history, and press materials
Jason Rosette: Writer-Director's Reel
Writer-Director's Reel for Multimedia Producer, Communicator, and Media-Communications Lecturer Jason Rosette
NOTE: This is a writer-director reel and is meant to highlight projects which involved the development and writing of a script with the direction and blocking of actors or non-actor talent. However, some projects here also involved shooting, editing, and motion graphics. (This is not a DP or Editor's reel)
See lower thirds for specific additional credits by Jason Rosette
Editor - TV Movie, 'Pirate's Curse'
45 + minute TV movie, 'Pirate's Curse'; forensic re-cut from feature length project. In this instance, reconstructive/forensic editing was needed to establish a coherent story after loss of some scene material. Editing by Jason Rosette. for Studio Asia, Ltd.
Jason Rosette: Aerial (Drone) Production Reel
(Aerial) drone video reel for creator, filmmaker, performer, educator Jason Rosette
All clips piloted, shot and produced by Jason Rosette using DJI platforms
Music Composition, Performance, and Production
Music Production, Performance and Composition
I produce music under two aka's for a couple different genres.
First, I compose, perform and produce alt fock and indie/alt folk as singer-songwriter Gone Marshall (ASCAP)
Sounds like: The Magnetic Fields; Lou Reed; Johnny Cash; Kurt Vile; The Kinks and others. Genres Include: Alternative rock; singer-songwriter; neopsychedelic; alt-country; spoken word.
Visit the Gone Marshall website for music, videos, updates and more
As of 2022, I also began performing vintage classics and standards made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and others, as artist Robert Marleigh. Listen at:
Screenplay & Script Doctor Portfolio
Screenwriter & Script Doctor Portfolio
Includes features, long form factual/documentary, episodic, and short form projects developed, researched, and written by writer-director Jason Rosette.
Many of these projects were produced and completed; take a moment to compare the screenplay version with the final distributed film or media content!
Direct link to Jason Rosette's screenwriter & script doctor portfolio: https://issuu.com/camerado/docs/jrosette_writer_portfolio_5-2011
Audiobook Production & Narration
Audiobook Production & Narration
I've been narrating various content since the production of my first feature documentary, 'BookWars', over 20 years ago.
Since that time, I've also ventured into the audiobook narration space. Many of the titles I've narrated are available on Audible.
Titles include: contemporary fiction; humor; detective-thriller; self help/spirituality; classics; humor; nonfiction & more.
Narration always includes a treated space and high quality condenser mics. Audio mastering delivered according to Audible specifications, with or without EQ, leveling & normalization.
Find out more on my Voiceover & Performer page
Academic & Edutainment Writing
Post-project report for CamboFest, Film & Video Festival of Cambodia (4th edition) Researched and written by Jason Rosette, co-organizer and head trainer of the CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival, Cambodia's first internationally recognized film festival of the post-KR period.
Academic Research & Report
An Overview of E-E (Entertainment-Education) and its Application in the Cambodian Context - Researched and Written by Jason Rosette; Academic Supervision by John Pilgrim
Written in partial fulfillment of a Master's (MA) in International Development Studies degree at Royal University of Phnom Penh, in coordination with Nagoya University, Japan.
CAMBOFEST: Cambodia's First International Film Festival (est. 2007 / 2550)
- Founded and co-organized by Jason Rosette, and co-organized with Khmer colleagues
- The first recurring motion picture festival event in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime!
- A non-state, non-aligned, IP-friendly grass roots effort established with a pioneering pro-copyright mandate
- Find out more at the CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival website
Web based communications application designed and project managed by Jason Rosette
- A Content scheduling utility; send repeat, delayed, and recurring email reminders and social media updates.
- Send once or recurring; edit and export messages for offline editing and then re-import new schedule
- Includes intuitive customizable scheduling calendar
- See an app walkthrough video here!
Pioneering Cambodian-ASEAN themed Youtube-style video portal developed and launched by Camerado SE Asia (project director, Jason Rosette)
CamboTube was its own standalone portal with a dedicated server and FFMPEG technology, which allowed user-submitted clips to be processed and posted with minimal intervention The portal was discontinued in 2009 due to digital divide issues in at the time. Read an Overview of CamboTube | Phnom Penh Post interview with CamboTube founder Jason Rosette
Ongoing List of All Film, Video, Audiovisual, and Other Projects
BELOW: a chronological list of all (well, most) projects I've done since shooting my first movie on Super 8 film ages ago. Includes NYU student films, music, audiobooks, voice projects sketches, works in progress, and major efforts as well. (Updated periodically)