Jakob is a visual director based in Los Angeles California. He began directing music videos while still in film school at ASU. He began traveling to California so much for shoots that after graduation he made the leap to LA and has been directing music videos, commercials, and short films ever since. He is also the creator and owner of TheBuffNerds youtube channel which has accumulated over 250+ million views and 770K + subscribers as well as a personal Instagram following of over 110K followers.
His work has been displayed on all of the major music television networks such as MTV, VH1, BET, REVOLT and more. He has collaborated and worked with artists such as Chris Brown, Wale, Jesse McCartney, Chamillionaire, Nick Carter, The Braxton Sisters, iLoveMemphis, Dawin, Futuristic, KYLE, K. Roosevelt, Dizzy Wright, and much more.
With his experience in the film industry Jakob has gone on etc build to very successful filmmaking product companies “Tropic Colour” and “PrismLensFX” both obtaining high amounts of followers and business from filmmakers all over the world!
Jakob's built a very strong social media fan base and following. He currently sells manuals, tutorials, and various filmmaking related products he has created to followers spanning across the world who hope to one day create videos like Jakob himself.
Skills: Director, DP, Editor, Colorist
Director/DP/Editor Reel: https://vimeo.com/222023835
Jakob works on all facets of productions.
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