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Name  Jake West

Role  Film director
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Born  1972 (age 43–44)United Kingdom
Occupation  Director, Producer, Writer
Movies  Doghouse, Evil Aliens, The ABCs of Death, Razor Blade Smile, Video Nasties: Moral Pa
Similar People  Marcel Sarmiento, Emily Booth, Simon Rumley, Yudai Yamaguchi, Jason Eisener

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Jake West (born 1972) is a British film director, known mostly for his horror films and for a series of documentaries looking at film censorship and interviewing well-known directors, actors and industry figures.


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West's first feature film was Razor Blade Smile, released in 1998. His second film, released in 2005, was Evil Aliens, described as a 'British slapstick horror-comedy', in the tradition of films such as Braindead, House, and Evil Dead. It was the first full-length British horror film to be filmed using Sony HD cameras and contains over a hundred digital effect shots as well as many conventional gory special effects.

Following the success of Evil Aliens, West directed a made-for-TV sequel to the 1988 film Pumpkinhead. Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes was co-written by West with Barbara Werner. The film was shot in Romania for the American Sci Fi Channel.

His next film Doghouse was a horror-comedy starring Danny Dyer, Noel Clarke and Stephen Graham, whose 'magic ingredient' was a 'sly script' by British comic book creator Dan Schaffer (Dogwitch, The Scribbler). The movie was released in 2009.


  • Club Death (1994).
  • Razor Blade Smile (1998).
  • Whacked (2002)
  • Evil Aliens (2005).
  • Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006).
  • Doghouse (2009)
  • Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
  • "The ABCs of Death" (2012)
  • Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014)
  • References

    Jake West Wikipedia