An experienced Multi Camera Director and founder of video production agency, Genesis Media Productions.

About

Jan Genesis has experience directing across a broad range of genres, but his specialism lies in directing Reality, Challenge and entertainment-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. Jan also sits on the Board of Directors UK.

Broadcast Partners

Show Credits

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

Pointless / Pointless Celebrities Series
Director | Remarkable | BBC1

It’s all Kicking Off (Pilot Panel Show)
Director | HatTick Productions | BBC1

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

Mo’s Town (Pilot
Director | Tiger Aspect | Channel 4

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

Looking for a Director? 

I’m always keen to hear about new exciting opportunities or areas where I can be of assistance

so please get in touch.

Address

1 Vincent Square, London, England, SW1P 2PN