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Jacob is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer from Ithaca, NY.













He currently lives and works in

Los Angeles, California.




Born and raised in Ithaca, NY, I moved to Los Angeles to broaden the scope of my influence as a visual artist & storyteller.


A cinephile since middle-school, I spent most of high-school experience experimenting with cutting a variety of short video pieces, some focused narrative, some abstract... I quickly fell in love with the countless styles of visual storytelling, finding that the sight-sound relationship can be both a riveting means of entertainment, and an incredible teaching tool. 


In 2012, I graduated from Full Sail University with a Bachelor's of Science in film production, and, through and since, have worked in the full variety of production roles. Principally an independent, I've been writing and shooting my own content for over 15 years, while I relish the opportunities to collaborate with other artists.


Most recently I finished post-production on the award-winning feature documentary, Radical Acts Of Love, showcasing one remarkable woman's struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Operating as JYM MOVING IMAGES, I've shot everything from video marketing campaigns to short narratives, to weddings and birth announcements. My primary interest is telling stories that celebrate the enormous potential of humanity, while also shining necessary light on the darkness of our trying, troubled natures. 

Set up a time to pitch, or discuss your next project, via the contact page.

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SONY A7S II (4K Full-frame mirrorless, 120fps @ full 1080HD)

CANON 5D Mark III (Full-frame HD, + MagicLantern FW 1.2.3)


DJI RONIN-M (3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer)


Manfrotto Tripod, 503 Fluid-Head (67", Rocky Mountain)


GoPro Hero 4 Black (4K-Capable, 120fps @ full 1080HD)


GoPro Hero 2 Silver (1080HD @ 30fps)


ZOOM H4N Multi-Track Field Recorder / RODE NTG-2 Condenser Shotgun Mic.


Sennheiser G3 Lavalier Wireless Mic.

iPhone 6S+ (120GB, 1080HD @ 24-240fps, f/2.2)

Home Build PC (i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz, NVIDIA GTX 1080, 32GB Memory)


MacBook Pro (Fully-loaded, 2.8GHz, 16GB Memory)


ADOBE CC (Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop)

RED GIANT PluralEyes 4.0

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