Hey, I'm Jared!

Los Angeles, California

Jared Milrad, J.D., M.S. is the founder and president of A Show For A Change, a socially conscious entertainment company that created Movikarma, an impact streaming platform that helps you support the causes you care about. Sign up for a free Movikarma trial to get started: http;//movikarma.com/memberships 

 

If you're a socially conscious filmmaker, submit your film to our global film festival for potential distribution on Movikarma: http://filmfreeway.com/ashowforachange

 

Jared is an accomplished filmmaker, advocate, and entrepreneur with more than 10 million views worldwide, He worked for President Barack Obama and served in The White House. To help families afford legal services, Jared founded a nationally recognized nonprofit organization supported by Warren Buffett's family foundation, Peter Buffett, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (Ret.), and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow. He appeared in Hillary Clinton's historic presidential campaign commercials ("Getting Started," "Equal"), and has been profiled by dozens of media outlets around the world, including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, BBC News, The Guardian, The Times of London, TIME, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, and ABC News.

 

Jared holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, a graduate degree from Tufts University, and an undergraduate degree with highest honors from North Carolina State University. He received performance training at the prestigious The Second City Chicago and the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Hollywood. Jared is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA (SAG-AFTRA) and Summit Series, a curated community of creative entrepreneurs and innovators.

 

An advocate for social change since the age of 14 who has helped lead service projects on four continents, Jared lives in Long Beach, CA, where he was a first-time candidate for City Council endorsed by actor Kal Penn. Jared and his husband, Nate, are proud parents of their adopted dog, Oliver.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Harmony

Los Angeles, California Series
Sci-Fi, Thriller

Amid rising societal tensions, an outspoken college professor must decide whether to participate in a secretive, controversial project start

80%

This project got the green light!

"Check, Please!" The web series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

Can I take your order? "Check, Please!" A vibrant and witty portrayal of a New York City restaurant's day-to-day life.

105%

This project got the green light!

Exorcism 101

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Horror

After exorcising her one-night-stand, a 17-year-old wild nun-in-training is sent to an Exorcism Academy full with devoted seminarians.

80%

This project got the green light!

Liquid

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

You only get one shot to get it all back ...if you’re lucky.

125%

This project got the green light!

Black Opera

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary

A documentary film celebrating the breakout careers of five living African-American opera superstars.

128%

This project got the green light!

Sissy

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

When Mark, a 12- year old boy shows his crush ballroom dancing, he gets ridiculed by his peers for engaging in a feminine hobby.

85%

This project got the green light!

THE SNOWFLAKES

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Satire

Scourged by our current political climate, a group of white women go on a killing spree targeting white supremacists.

80%

This project got the green light!

THE SHIFT

Los Angeles, California Series
Talk-Show, Teen

The Shift series aims to de-stigmatize mental health in America and empower young people to talk about critical issues in their lives.

100%

This project got the green light!

Bow and Arrow

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, Thriller

In a dystopian future, a young boy has to learn to provide for his family while being hunted by the government.

81%

This project got the green light!

FUN-eral

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Comedy

When Emmy’s hamster dies, her babysitters must put their problems aside to teach her about the circle of life.

100%

This project got the green light!

A Grievance With Gravity

Austin, Texas Film Short
Sci-Fi, Romance

Gravity doesn't affect Zoe. She manages a semi-normal life but still feels like an outcast... until she starts to celebrate her uniqueness.

103%

This project got the green light!

PhenomX

New York City, New York Comics
Action

Max Gomez was wrongfully incarcerated, now released from prison, he is asked to join a new government trial, that gives him superpowers.

109%

This project got the green light!

Spell It Out In Neon

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

After a romantically naive twenty-something recognizes that her commitment phobic “friend” may not reciprocate her feelings, she demands HE

95%

This project got the green light!

The Devil's Advocate

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A maniacal preacher & his gunslinging assistant hunt down archangels as they're about to meet their most formidable foe: a 16 year-old girl.

80%

This project got the green light!

Las Jíbaras

San Juan, Puerto Rico Film Short
Documentary

Three generations of Puerto Rican women farmers making the choice to fight for food, for the people and by the people, post-Hurricane Maria.

119%

This project got the green light!

The Legacy Sessions

Arlington, Virginia Film Short
Drama

A troubled high school teenager develops a friendship with a 95-year-old woman at a retirement home.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Imperfect Picture

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

In a world obsessed with perfection, an eclectic woman realizes that life is better imperfect.

88%

This project got the green light!

SIDETRACKED

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

Sometimes the FORK in the road is a SPOON.

160%

This project got the green light!

Sending to: 112 supporters

Add attachment (2MB filesize limit)

Your message has been sent!

Hi there! We're excited for you to send your first message.

Just a reminder, use messaging respectfully and appropriately. As a community of filmmakers and film lovers, we're here to tell stories, expand imaginations, build bridges and deepen empathy. Like everything on our platform, be supportive, create healthy debate, never get nasty and definitely don't spam. To use Seed&Spark, you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct.

Are you sure you want to delete this draft? There's no undo button!

The draft has been successfully deleted!

Ok

Hiding your project will prevent it from being viewed on the site or showing in search results on the web. Please note that it can take up to a week or two for Google to stop surfacing the page in search results. Anyone that clicks through before then will see the not found page.

Unhiding your project will allow it to be viewed on the site and show in search results on the web. Please note that it can take up to a week or two for Google to start surfacing the page again in search results.

Terms

>

Basic Info

Before we get started, please confirm the following:

By starting a project you agree to Seed&Spark’s Site Guidelines.

Terms

>

Basic Info

Cancel


Saved to Watchlist

Way to go, you just added something to your watchlist for the first time! You can find and view your watchlist at anytime from your profile.

Pay what you can.

Watch wild and wonderful movies and shows from independent filmmakers and get a new handpicked playlist every month.

Subscribe to Seed&Spark

Watch

Fund