Jason Whiton

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Media Arts Teacher/Writer
Location California, United States
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Introduction Jason Whiton is an award-winning writer, artist, educator, and the creator of Spy Vibe, a website devoted to Cold War design and pop culture that has seen nearly three-million visitors. His publications include Rolling Stone, USA Weekend, & Mort Walker Conversations. His book Spy Vibe will be released in 2017. Whiton's work as a screenwriter and filmmaker has been recognized by the Nicholl Fellowships (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences), PBS, and major film festivals and museums. His most recent piece is a music re-mix and award-winning film for Yoko Ono. Whiton's spy novel about a 1960s fashion model, MIKI ZERO, is out with agents. The story is inspired by his passion for Ian Fleming and the culture of Japan, where he lived for many years. Jason loves creative projects & collaborations, and he enjoys helping young people to explore their lives as artists. He teaches Art in San Francisco.
Interests Writing, 1960s Spies, Foreign Films, Cult Movies, Sociology, Art, Design, History, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Comics, Soundtracks
Favorite Movies Danger Diabolik, The 10th Victim, Our Man Flint, 007, Wes Anderson, Woody Allen, Fellini, Star Wars, Miyazaki, Star Trek
Favorite Music The Beatles, Dave Brubeck, David Sylvian, Japan, Eno, Talking Heads, YMO, Bowie, Kraftwerk
Favorite Books Ian Fleming, Haruki Murakami, Richard Sala, Douglas Adams

"Are you a Mod or a Rocker? I'm a Mocker" - Ringo