Jason is the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Virgin Produced - the film and television development, packaging and production arm of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group. Named by Variety as one of the top “10 Producers to Watch”, Felts has built Virgin Produced into a globally respected content producer and marketer by expanding the company into emerging countries with the launch of Virgin Produced India.
Launched in 2010, Virgin Produced's films include LIMITLESS, MACHINE GUN PREACHER, IMMORTALS, MOVIE 43, 21 & OVER, bio-pic JOBS, and comedy THAT AWKWARD MOMENT which have cumulatively grossed over $724MM in worldwide box office. Under Felts’ direction, Virgin Produced launched its own unique OTT digital network (Virgin Produced Channel) which currently is available onboard Virgin airlines and Virgin Hotels with plans to make available to Virgin’s 60MM+ loyal (and often captive) consumers across mobile, health club, trains and retail platforms.
Felts also sits on Virgin Group’s Global Brand Council Board supporting the brand’s marketing initiatives. He also serves as a consultant or advisory board member to several other Virgin companies in the Aviation, Hotel and Telecommunication industries.
Originally from Texas, Felts moved to California in 1996 to work with the Mirisch film family. In 1999, Felts joined MJZ, an international commercial and music video production company where he produced national commercial spots for global brands such as Mercedes Benz, AOL and Procter & Gamble. In 2005, Felts co-founded J2 Pictures / J2TV, an independent film and television production company which resulted in the development, packaging and production of over a dozen films and television series. In 2008, Felts facilitated the advancement of the film industry in the Cayman Islands by founding the Cayman Islands Film Commission along with local production education programs. Felts resides in Los Angeles, California.
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