Jason Stephens (born 1975) is a film producer based in Chicago. He is the founder and former executive director of the not-for-profit film production company Split Pillow. Stephens was named "Chicagoan of the Year" in 2004 by the Chicago Tribune for "providing a national platform for more local talent than anyone else." . (Reference: Robert K. Elder, "Prodigy Producer", 'Chicago Tribune', December 26, 2004). He also teaches in the Arts, Entertainment and Media Management program at Columbia College, Chicago and at the Flashpoint Academy of Media Arts and Sciences.