Jefery Levy

Jefery Levy (born May 21, 1958)[1] is an American film and television director, producer, and writer based in Beverly Hills, California.[2]

Jefery Levy
Born (1958-05-21) May 21, 1958 (age 63)
OccupationProducer, director, writer, attorney


In 1985, while a graduate student at UCLA, Levy wrote and produced the low-budget hit Ghoulies, a horror-comedy film featuring small, demonic creatures.[3] He has produced and directed dozens of TV and film projects over a span of three decades and is most recently known for the 2015 film ME, which he directed, produced, wrote, and starred in.[4][5]

In 2012, Levy created the production company X MARKS THE EARTH, a micro budget film studio with the vision of converting small budget films into television shows.[3][6]

The KeyEdit

Levy's 2014 film adaption of the novel The Key by the japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki premiered at the Real Experiment Film Festival at the Laemmle Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills.[7][8] The Key explores the twisted sexual life and marriage of a Los Angeles couple through their private journals in an explicit cinematic portrayal.[9]

Teaching appointmentsEdit

From 1991 to 1996, Levy served as the youngest Associate Professor at USC School of Cinema/Television. Levy was also a faculty member of The American Film Institute (where he taught the master directing class from 1995-1996).[6]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Roberts, Jerry (June 5, 2009). Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors. Scarecrow Press. p. 335. ISBN 978-0810861381.
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times (20 November 2014). "Set Pieces: Jefery Levy's home sets the stage for 'Me' and 'The Key'".
  3. ^ a b Joshua L. Weinstein (30 November 2011). "'Ghoulies' Writer-Producer Jefery Levy Launches Production Company". TheWrap.
  4. ^ "Exclusive interview of Jefery Levy and David Arquette from "The Key" and "Me" - What's Up Hollywood".
  5. ^ "Flaunt Magazine - Art: How Should a Film ME?*". Flaunt Magazine.
  6. ^ a b "About". Archived from the original on 2015-05-26.
  7. ^ "Jefery Levy's THE KEY. A review". CNN iReport.
  8. ^ Filmcourage (25 November 2014). "Jefery Levy Directs THE KEY - Starring David Arquette and Bai Ling - An Erotic Exploration of Marriage and Lust - Playing Soon! - Film Courage". Film Courage.
  9. ^ "The Key".

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