Bio

Jaydn Ray Gosselin is a Brooklyn based French-Australian filmmaker who works at the intersection of art and advocacy. He is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of This Machine Media, a multidisciplinary production company dedicated to sparking civic engagement through non-fiction storytelling. He is interested in how histories, memories, and traumas are embedded in community spaces, hidden sanctuaries, and built environments.

 

Jaydn's productions have been featured in The Australian Book ReviewNew York Magazine’s The Cut, openDemocracy, and New York Daily News. His upcoming documentary on the cruel, secret architecture of Australia's refugee detention, “Searching for Aramsayesh Gah,” is executive produced by the Academy Award-nominated team at Field of Vision. It is supported by Doc Society, Amnesty International, Forensic Architecture, the Ads-Up Refugee Network, and over 900 donors. His documentary, "Safe Space," was named a finalist for the 2021 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Short Film Challenge.

Jaydn is currently an Impact & Engagement Fellow at Doc Society and the Australian International Documentary Conference; a Doc.Lab.Interact Fellow with Anagram, Film Victoria, and AIDC; and a Development Studio Fellow at the NYU Production Lab. He holds a BFA in Film & Television from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

 

He resides on Lenape land in New York and was raised on Gadigal land of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the place we now call Sydney.

Projects

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

Searching for Aramsayesh Gah (coming soon; director, editor, producer)

Safe Space (director, editor, producer)

The Loneliest Pandemic (director, editor, producer)

Year of the Ox (executive producer)

Sanctuary Series (executive producer)

This is Karate; Harlem's Karate Kids (director, editor, producer)

Projects in the Press

2021

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Education 

2015 - 2019

New York University

2014

Australian Film, Television & Radio School (one semester)

Professional Development

2022

2022

2022

2022

2021 - 2022

2021 - 2022

2021

2021

Doc.Lab.Interact workshop with Anagram, Film Victoria, and AIDC

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) attendee

Filmshop Docshop 15-week works-in-progress workshop

NYU Production Lab Development Studio

Doc Society & AIDC Art & Impact Fellowship

Union Docs Member

Sundance Collab – Documentary Filmmaking: Developing Your Story

Sundance Collab – Documentary Filmmaking: Crafting You Story in Post

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