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Jay Beckett, director and actor.


Jay Cameron Beckett, best known as Jay Beckett, is an American Director, Actor, and Filmmaker. He was born in Lima, Peru before moving to Los Angeles, California. He started his education in filmmaking and directing at The Los Angeles Film School.

Jay produces and directs films under his production company "2nd Act Films"

Indie film on LGBTQ issues, Say Grace, wins prestigious 2022 Telly Awards in 3 categories

“Say Grace” by Jay Beckett and 2nd Act Films makes a mark with the win of the Telly Academy Awards 2022 in 3 categories.

Hollywood, CA – June 14, 2022 – A new indie film on LGBTQ issues, “Say Grace”, has been acknowledged with the esteemed 2022 Telly Awards. Directed by rising indie filmmaker and actor Jay Beckett, the short film has won the award in as many as 3 categories, including Best Director (Jay Beckett), Best Short Film Writing, and Best Drama. “Say Grace” is poised to go to major film festivals next month. 

Actor-filmmaker Jay Beckett's new mini-documentary explores life of famous drag queen Madame LaQueer

Jay Beckett is soon to release his upcoming mini-documentary, "Madame, The Life Of A Drag Queen", based on the life of Madame LaQueer.

Los Ángeles, California – May 04, 2022 – After “Say Grace”, fast rising indie filmmaker Jay Beckett is back with a new mini-documentary this May. Based on Carlos Melendez aka “Madame LaQueer”, the upcoming film explores the life of the former contestant of RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 4).

Rising filmmaker Jay Beckett to direct new indie film on LGBTQ issues

Jay Beckett’s upcoming independent film will be about LGBTQ issues as well as the post-COVID world.

Hollywood, California – 03 December 2021 – Fresh out of his widely recognized performance with The Here And Now Theater Company, popular actor and filmmaker Jay beckett is pleased to announce that an independent film will soon be released early in the quarter of 2022. Directed and written by Jay, the film is set to be a family drama concerning LGBTQ issues and the post-Covid era.

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