Jay Gates is an award winning comedian, Host of the Emmy™-nominated craft beer show Untapped VA, actor, writer and director with credits that include: CBS, ABC, HBO, Showtime, TNT, PBS, Discovery Channel, TLC, Lifetime, History Channel, Travel Channel, blockbuster feature film, web series and stages from Times Square to Las Vegas to LA.
As a Voice Over Artist, Jay has voiced hundreds of projects including brands such as Disney, Google, Master Card, Walmart, NERF, HASBRO, AVIS, Lowes, DuPont, Propell Fitness Water, as well as, the United States Army, Navy and NASA.
Untapped VA, the craft beer show that Jay co-hosts, is nominated for an Emmy Award!!! Click HERE to check out a clip from our latest episode!
Check out Jay's new VA Lottery Commercial HERE!
Jay lands his second acting role in Season 7 of the hit series "Homeland" on SHOWTIME
Jay acts in Season 1 of TNT's "Good Behavior"
Jay becomes the new face of training for NBC Universal
Time magazine calls Jay a "poor sap." Click HERE to see the whole story.
Jay can be booked for V.O. by Studio Center
"BOYZ" Written and co-directed by Jay Gates for the Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project. Winner for BEST WRITER, BEST ENSEMBLE, BEST ACTOR &
BEST ACTRESS. Winner of the Las Vegas Film Festival's SILVER ACE AWARD.
Written & Directed by Jay Gates, this mulitiple award winning drama at the 48 Hour Film Project begins its festival run.
"Worst...Day...EVER!!!" Written & Directed by Jay Gates for the 2012 Hampton Roads
48 Hour Film Project, our film took home a record 6 awards and screened at the
historic Grauman's Chinese Theater (now TCL) in Hollywood.
THE WATCH is the most realistic game you could possibly imagine. See what happens when a heart-broken loser emerses himself into an alternate reality. Written, shot & chopped by Jay Gates for the Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project.
Building an army using a single rented costume is no easy task, but Jay put his digital skills to the test in this Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" contest submission.
Winning multiple awards, including BEST ENSEMBLE, "Family...The Other F-Word" became the most talked about film at the 2013 Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project.
The hands-down favorite of the contest officials, Jay's submission for the Elephant Auto Super Bowl ad pushed the friendly competition between insurance companies just slightly over the line.
Looking to get motivated? Then DO NOT watch Jay's anti-motivational video. Immediately picked up by Ebaum's World, this video racked in over 100,000 hits in a single afternoon.
Before LINCOLN won so many Academy Awards, before ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE SLAYER lived up to the hype, there was HONEST TO DEATH. Written & Directed by Jay Gates for the 48 Hour Film Project in 2008.
Animated music video for the monumental summation Mike Federali gave on the JUDGE JOE BROWN SHOW. Written, Directed & Animated by Jay Gates.
Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" submission Written & Directed by Jay Gates and starring Jay's nephew Dylan Michael Gates.
Jay once again puts his digital training, or lack thereof, to the test in this submission for the 5 Hour Energy Yummification contest.
Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" submission for 2015. Written & Directed by Jay Gates and starring, again, Jay's nephew Dylan Michael Gates.
Clip #1 from the pilot episode of "Stop Me if You've Seen This One" where you're favorite joke-jokes come to life. See Clip #2 HERE.
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