Jason Winer Movies and Career Information
Actor and Director
Jason Winer is an American director, producer, writer, actor and comedian. He is best known for being one of the directors on the award-winning series Modern Family on ABC. Winer was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Northwestern University and was an alumnus of the Improv Olympic Theatre. After college, Winer acted in television commercials for companies such as Budweiser, Nike and Dr. Pepper. He also did stand-up on channels such as HBO and was one of the stars on the TV game show The Blame Game on MTV. He eventually got into behind the camera work, directing The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend in 2005. Since then, Winer has directed episodes of TV shows such as Kath & Kim, Samantha Who? and Carpoolers. He is a co-executive producer of Modern Family as well as a director. In 2010, Winer won the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing Comedy Series for Modern Family. Winer directed the 2011 remake of Arthur, his first job as a motion picture director.