An experienced Multi-Camera Director and Founder of the Production company,
Genesis Media Productions.


Jan Genesis has an eclectic range of experience across multiple genres including music, entertainment, challenge, factual entertainment and reality-based formats. He is passionate about using his skills to tell stories in an authentic and engaging way.

Jan has directed shows both in the UK and internationally – including BAFTA-award winning productions, “Love Island” and “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here”.

He has a large network of talented professionals across multiple genres who he works with closely – this allows him to easily adapt to new challenges and to deliver a consistently high level of service. Jan is highly regarded in the industry for his  inclusive, collaborative, and organised leadership style.

He is a confident communicator who is regularly asked to speak at events, deliver training sessions and moderate panel discussions. You can listen to Jan sharing his experiences and talking about his journey in the “Lecture in Progress” podcast series accessible here.

Show Credits


Mercedes AMG W13 Live Launch
Creative Director | Mercedes AMG Petronas F1

MOBO Awards 2021
Director | CC Lab | BBC 1

Bridgerton Season 2 World Premiere
Director | Done + Dusted | Netflix

Tonight With Target
Series Director | Naked| BBC 3

Studio Director | Youngest Media | Channel 4

Sorry I Didn’t Know (Series 2)
Series Director | Triforce Productions | ITV

A Day in the Live with Wizkid
Director | Electric Robin | YouTube 

Director | Cardiff Productions | Channel 4 

Apprentice Nation 
Director | CC Lab 

Guessable (Series 3)
Director | Tuesday’s Child | Comedy Central

Lion’s Den – Euro 2020
Series Director | Live Stream | OverExposed

Celebrity Juice
Director | TalkBack Productions | ITV2

BAFTA Film Awards Opening Night
Director | WhizzKid | BBC2

W12 Live Launch
Project Director | Mercedes AMG Petronas F1

Pointless / Pointless Celebrities Series
Director | Remarkable | BBC1

Birds Of A Feather Christmas Special
Director | Freemantle | ITV

Sorry I Didn’t Know
Series Director | Triforce Productions | ITV

Big Zuu’s Big Eats 
Director | Boom Cymru | Dave

Paco Rabanne 1 Million Launch Live
Director | IMG Studios

I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here
Challenge Series Director | ITV

The F1 Highlights Show
Director | Whisper Films | Channel 4

Blind Date Series 1 
Director | SO Television | Channel 5

Eating with my EX Series 3
Director | Thames | BBC3 / BBC1

Remote Controller 
Director | CPL Productions | ITV

Celebrating 10 Years with Danny MacAskill
Director |  Red Bull Bikes

Love Island Series 1-4
Senior Director | ITV

A Night in with Bros 
Director | Fullwell 73 | BBC4

Cheap, Cheap, Cheap 
Director | HatTrick Productions | Channel 4

Dara O’Briain’s Go 8-Bit Series 2 and 3
Director | DLT Entertainment | Dave

The NFL Show Series 2
Director | Whisper Films | BBC1

NFL This Week Series 2
Director | Whisper Films | BBC2

Survival of the Fittest
Senior (Lead) Director | ITV2

Celebrity Ghost Hunt Live
Director | Goowoo Media | 5STAR

Winter Paralympics Opening Ceremony
Director | Whisper Films | Channel 4

Winter Paralympics Closing Ceremony (Pres)
Director | Whisper Films | Channel 4

24 Hours in A&E Series 13
Gallery Director |The Garden Productions | Channel 4

Celebs Go Dating Series 4
Gallery Director | Lime Pictures | E4

24 Hours in Police Custody Series 4
Gallery Director | The Garden Productions | Channel 4

Celebrity / Big Brother Series 12-17
Gallery Director | Endemol | Channel 5

Sky Sports News
Studio Director | Sky

Farnborough International Airshow
OB Director | Sparkly Light

Bloomberg News
Studio Director | Bloomberg


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