Telling bold stories that challenge, inspire, educate.

JA Productions is an internationally acclaimed production company helmed by British-Canadian producer, Jessica Adams. Our ethos of integrity, creative partnerships and chase for unique perspectives allows us to tell stories that cut through the noise.


Tammy’s Always Dying

Director: Amy Jo Johnson
Cast: Felicity Huffman, Anastasia Phillips, Clark Johnson

Festivals: Toronto International Film Festival 2019
A working class daughter must continually sacrifice her own happiness in order to care for her deeply selfish and chronically suicidal mother.


Director: Shelagh McLeod
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Lyriq Bent, Colm Feore
Festivals: Edinburgh, Fantasia, Cinefest
A lonely widower battles his family, ill health and time to win a competition for a ticket to space.

The Space Between

Director: Amy Jo Johnson
Cast: Kristian Bruun, Amy Jo Johnson, Michael Ironside
Festivals: Shanghai, Carmel, Savanah, Whistler, Bentonville
When a man learns he is not the father of his child, he sets out on a journey to find the biological baby-daddy.

It’s Nothing

Director: Anna Maguire
Cast: Cara Gee, Niamh Wilson, Emily Piggford
Robin obsessively digs a hole, encouraged by an impossibly perfect girl; but as she digs, she heads further down a path of self-destruction.

A Man’s Story

Director: Fernando Arrioja
Cast: Kim Roberts, Emmanuel Kabongo
When his abused mother leaves the family, boxer Kam is forced to confront his father.


Director: Fernando Arrioja
Cast: Hrant Alianak, Ali Momen, Mishu Vellani
Farah, a first generation Ismaili Muslim Canadian woman, struggles to leave her husband and free herself from repeating her mother's life.

Life doesn’t frighten me

Director: Stephen Dunn
Cast: Jade Aspros, Gordon Pinsent
Insecure Esther Weary is on the brink of puberty and must come to terms with the realities of becoming a woman with her well-meaning grandpa.


Director: Amy Jo Johnson
Cast: Amy Jo Johnson, Enrico Colantoni
An aging woman discovers self-worth after an appointment with a youth obsessed dermatologist.

Mr. Bernstein

Director: Francine Zuckerman
Cast: Deb Filler, Kira Gelineau, Daniel Kash
After Debbie hears about her father's life-changing musical experience in a refugee camp, she tracks down the famous conductor years later.


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