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Encyclopedia > Jeff Tremaine

Jeff Tremaine is an American film and television producer/director, and, along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, one of the creators of MTV's Jackass. He directed Jackass: The Movie and Jackass spinoff Wildboyz. Tremaine is the former editor of Big Brother Magazine and a former art director of the influencial BMX magazine GO. Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... A photo of Johnny in a photo-shoot. ... Spike Jonze with the Silver Bear award for directing the movie Adaptation at the Berlin Film Festival in 2003. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jackass was a half-hour television series, originally shown on MTV from 2000 to 2002 in which a group of men perform various dangerous and ridiculous stunts. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Wildboyz, which debuted in 2003 on MTV and moved to MTV2 in its third season, is a spin-off and follow-up to Jackass. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Using his formal background in graphic design, Tremaine took a job as the art and editorial editor at Big Brother Magazine in 1992. During this time Tremaine came in contact with some of the more colorful personalities in the skateboarding world, including Dave Carnie, Chris Pontius, and later Steve-O at a Big Brother party. Tremaine also worked at Big Brother with future Jackass and Wildboyz crew members Dimitry Elyashkevich and Rick Kosick. Together with Dave Carnie and Johnny Knoxville, with material submitted by Bam Margera, the Big Brother group created a television series based on Knoxville's Big Brother video skits and Tremaine's longtime friend and music video director Spike Jonze submitted the pilot to various networks. After a bidding war between Comedy Central and MTV, Jackass was picked up by MTV with Jeff as the director. Chris Pontius has been married to Claire Nolan since October 2004. ... Steve-O Steve-O (born Steven Gilchrist Glover on 13 June 1974 in Wimbledon, London to an American father and a Canadian mother) was a member of the cast of MTVs Jackass, and is currently seen in the TV show Wildboyz. ... Wildboyz, which debuted in 2003 on MTV and moved to MTV2 in its third season, is a spin-off and follow-up to Jackass. ... Born on 23 February 1975 in Minsk, Belarus. ... A photo of Johnny in a photo-shoot. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, actor, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... Spike Jonze with the Silver Bear award for directing the movie Adaptation at the Berlin Film Festival in 2003. ... Comedy Central is a cable television channel in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Following the ending of the Jackass television series and a successful major motion picture, Tremaine joined Jackass alums Chris Pontius, Steven 'Steve-O' Glover, Dimitry Elyashkevich, and Rick Kosick in the Jackass spin-off Wildboyz. Chris Pontius has been married to Claire Nolan since October 2004. ... Steve-O Steve-O (born Steven Gilchrist Glover on 13 June 1974 in Wimbledon, London to an American father and a Canadian mother) was a member of the cast of MTVs Jackass, and is currently seen in the TV show Wildboyz. ... Born on 23 February 1975 in Minsk, Belarus. ... Wildboyz, which debuted in 2003 on MTV and moved to MTV2 in its third season, is a spin-off and follow-up to Jackass. ...


Also a musician, Tremaine was the vocalist for the band Milk, whose songs can be heard in Jackass: The Movie and Video Days, the influential skateboarding video. Video Days was a skateboarding video by Blind Skateboards released in 1991. ...


Tremaine is currently working on Jackass Number Two, expecting to be released September 22, 2006. Jackass: Number Two is the sequel to the 2002 gross-out comedy film, Jackass: The Movie. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Who You Calling a Jackass? - Lat34.com (2139 words)
Then I was afraid to call Jeff and say anything, and a few weeks later I finally decided to call Jeff and talk to him, and he fired me. Which I deserved, because it wasn't the first time I pulled a move like that.
I made the agreement with Jeff Tremaine that if I drank that I was allowed one bad day where I could show up to work drunk or on pills and not get yelled at for it.
Nothing had come out like it ever before, and then I talked to Jeff Tremaine on the phone and introduced myself, and his first words were, "Chris Pontius, you're a very interesting young man." And I told him I should write for his magazine, and he thought so too.
Jackass (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1745 words)
Jackass was a half-hour television series, originally shown on MTV from 2000 to 2002 in which a group of men perform various dangerous and ridiculous stunts.
He pitched the idea to a couple of magazines and was turned down until meeting with Jeff Tremaine of Big Brother.
Jeff hired him as journalist and convinced Johnny to videotape this idea and other stunts for stories.
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