Is he your best friend? Or an undercover cop?

Black Helmet Productions has produced a number of documentaries since forming in 2007. It’s largest current project is Spied Upon, a documentary about social activists targeted by undercover police, and exposing today’s complex international spying apparatus.

The Black Helmet team

Jason Kirkpatrick currently works in communications at climate non-profit He began directing film in California in the 1990’s with 8mm and has filmed documentaries in Asia, North American and Europe.  His films have shown in over 15 countries. Jason co-founded Black Helmet Productions in 2007 and is BHP’s main fire-starter. He co-produced the dvd Action in Asia, and has been active in various libertarian social movements including the anti-G8 Dissent! Network. He holds a M.A. in Globalisation Studies, and also served as Vice-Mayor of Arcata, California. Jason is Director and Writer of Spied Upon.

Daria Samokhvalova is the web-master for both Spied Upon and Black Helmet Productions. She has a degree in Literature, and is currently studying Film, with a focus on sound. She moved to her current residence of Prague originally to work for the World Carfree Network.

Advisor: Matthias Monroy (Journalist, Activist)

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