Media Prophet Jason Shawhan spent eleven years as the local film critic for Gannett (Nashville Rage/All The Rage/Metromix/The Tennessean) and currently contributes to The Nashville Scene. He programs the Graveyard Shift section of the Nashville Film Festival and is a consultant for the Chattanooga Film Festival. He was the founder of the Nashville Cinema Underground and host of the Midnight Movie series at The Belcourt Theatre. A graduate of NYU (Literature/Critical Theory/Cinema Studies) and Watkins Film School (Cinematography), his criticism and writing have also appeared in Dish Magazine, In Review, The Film Journal, Indiewire, Opposable Thumb Films, and about.com. His art and photography have been exhibited at The St. Mark’s Position Gallery and The Barney Building in New York City, The Rule of Thirds Gallery, and the Belcourt Gallery in Nashville, and online at IFC.com. He has also been photo elf for Crispin Glover and as DJ Nomi spins the Erase; Rewind mixshow weekly at dancemixusa.com.