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Jay Tobias

Jay Tobias is an assistant director and director, known for Back to the Future Part III (1990), The Crow (1994) and Homicide: Life on the Street (1993). See full bio »
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Known For

Back to the Future Part III
Back to the Future Part III Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1990)
The Crow
The Crow Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1994)
Homicide: Life on the Street
Homicide: Life on the Street Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1994-1999)
Moscow on the Hudson
Moscow on the Hudson Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1984)

Filmography

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 2017 Lore (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Unboxed (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- The Beast Within (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Echoes (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2017 Brockmire (TV Series) (first assistant director - 8 episodes)
- It All Comes Down to This (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Old Timers Day (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Road Trip (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Breakout Year (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Retaliation (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2017 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Getting It (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Getting Serious (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Getting Home (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Getting Served (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Getting Naked (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2017 Vengeance: A Love Story (first assistant director)
 2014-2015 Finding Carter (TV Series) (first assistant director - 14 episodes)
- The Sheltering Sky (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Death of the Heart (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Consequences of Longing (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Anywhere But Here (2015) ... (first assistant director)
  The Messengers (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes, 2015) (assistant director - 1 episode, 2015)
- Houston, We Have a Problem (2015) ... (assistant director: first assistant director)
- Harvest (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Death Becomes Her (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Deus Ex Machina (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Eye in the Sky (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Duty (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2014 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Hero (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- No Return (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Identity Crisis (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Desperate Housewife (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Life & Death (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Star-Crossed (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2012 Vegas (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Money Plays (2012) ... (first assistant director)
 2011 The Playboy Club (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Ding Dong Ghoul ... (first assistant director)
 2011 Identity (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2010 Outlaw (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- In Re: Tyler Banks (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- In Re: Jessica Davis (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- In Re: Officer Daniel Hale (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2010 Life Unexpected (TV Series) (first assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Love Unexpected (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Storm Weathered (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Formal Reformed (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Crisis Unaverted (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Turtle Undefeated (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2009 Dark Blue (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (first assistant director)
 2009 My Boys (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Friends of Friends (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Madder of Degrees (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Decathlon: Part Deux (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Private Eyes (2009) ... (first assistant director)
  October Road (TV Series) (first assistant director - 10 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (second unit director - 1 episode, 2007)
- As Soon as You Are Able (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Hat? No Hat? (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- We Lived Like Giants (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Spelling It Out (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Deck the Howls (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Informed (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Venom (2006) ... (first assistant director)
 2006 The Bedford Diaries (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Risky Business (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Love and the Tenth Planet (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Tell Me No Secrets (2006) ... (first assistant director)
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series) (first assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Fancy Footwork (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Dance with Me (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- In Your Face (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Leap of Faith (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Marlon's Brando (2005) ... (first assistant director)
 2003 Runaway Jury (first assistant director: second unit - uncredited)
 2000 A Rumor of Angels (first assistant director)
 1999 Nathan Dixon (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (Video) (first assistant director)
 1994-1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (first assistant director - 39 episodes)
- Mercy (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Lies and Other Truths (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Something Sacred: Part 1 (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Sins of the Father (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- All Is Bright (1997) ... (first assistant director)
 1996 The Cape (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1996) ... (first assistant director)
 1994 The Crow (second assistant director: additional photography)
 1994 The Road Home (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Seven Year Pitch (1994) ... (first assistant director)
- May I Cut In? (1994) ... (first assistant director)
- Cake Fear (1994) ... (first assistant director)
- Pilot (1994) ... (first assistant director)
 1993 Linda (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
  The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (first assistant director - 22 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (assistant director - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Transylvania, January 1918 (1993) ... (first assistant director: bookend)
- Florence, May 1908 (1993) ... (first assistant director: bookend)
- Ireland, April 1916 (1993) ... (first assistant director: bookend)
- Northern Italy, June 1918 (1993) ... (assistant director: US and Italy) / (first assistant director: bookend)
- Princeton, February 1916 (1993) ... (first assistant director: bookend)
 1992 Battle in the Erogenous Zone (TV Short) (first assistant director)
 1992 Steel Justice (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1991 Face of a Stranger (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1991 The New Lassie (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Gathering of the Clans (1991) ... (first assistant director)
- On the Beach (1991) ... (first assistant director)
 1990 Prayer of the Rollerboys (first assistant director)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (second assistant director: second unit)
 1990 H.E.L.P. (TV Series) (first assistant director - pilot)
 1990 Loose Cannons (first assistant director: second unit)
 1989 Black Rainbow (first assistant director)
 1989 Winter People (second assistant director)
 1988 Home at Last (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1988 Phantom of the Ritz (first assistant director)
 1988 The Street (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Documentary (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- Not Like the Good Old Days ... (first assistant director)
 1988 Track 29 (second assistant director)
 1987 Date with an Angel (second assistant director)
 1987 From the Hip (second assistant director)
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Mini-Series) (second second assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (second second assistant director: New York)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (second second assistant director: New York)
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Day the Kids Took Over (1986) ... (second assistant director)
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (second assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Sons and Lovers (1986) ... (second assistant director)
- Trust Fund Pirates (1986) ... (second assistant director)
 1985-1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (second assistant director - 9 episodes)
- A Madness Most Discreet (1986) ... (second assistant director)
- A Day's Wages (1986) ... (second assistant director)
- Death by Design (1986) ... (second assistant director)
- Internal Affairs (1985) ... (second assistant director)
- Resurrection (1985) ... (second assistant director)
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini-Series) (second second assistant director: New York)
 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie) (first assistant director: second unit)
 1985 Brewster's Millions (dga trainee - uncredited)
 1985 Turk 182! (dga trainee)
 1984 Garbo Talks (dga trainee)
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village (dga trainee - uncredited)
 1984 Beat Street (DGA trainee day player)
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson (dga trainee)
 1984 Splash (dga trainee - uncredited)
 1984 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (dga trainee - 1 episode)
- The Great Love Experiment (1984) ... (dga trainee)
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