Jason Young and Paul Kirkland, also know as 8&1 Productions, are one of the most powerful creative duo’s in the business. With a combined 30 years experience in the entertainment industry, Young and Kirkland have left no stone unturned. Utilizing their combined artistic abilities, the duo is capable of any project presented.
Working with some of the world’s biggest artists, celebrities and visionaries, Young and Kirkland have continued to develop their artistic voices. Their film background consists of movies such as Burlesque, Alvin and the Chipmunks 4, Battle of Year, Street Dance 2, and LALA Land. Their experiences also translate to television with projects on shows like Dancing With The Stars, Arrested Development, The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon, and Ellen DeGeneres. Young and Kirkland have also worked vastly in the commercial industry collaborating with companies like Sprint, Kmart, Vitamin Water, etc. Major Award Shows include the MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Music Awards, and the Grammy’s. Industrials include Nike, Sketchers and Adidas.
Young and Kirkland have also heavily worked within the music industry. Their music video background includes projects for artists such as Chris Brown, Nelly Furtado, Christina Milian, Cee Lo Green, and Andy Grammer. They have also created and toured artists like Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Britney Spears, and Jennifer Lopez. Their creative direction also extends to working with the 2016 Winter Olympics, World Cup, NBA Allstar Games, Cirque du Soleil on Michael Jackson’s Immortal Tour, and the 2012 NFL Super Bowl.
Alongside their current roles as choreographers and directors, Jason and Paul have recently launched 8&1 Productions. This is a full networking production team that focuses on all avenues of the field of entertainment. Overall their experience, work ethic, and talents make them one of the strongest artistic teams in the game.
Eight & One Productions Creative/Choreography Reel
Britney SpearsFemme Fatale Tour
Madonna Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show