Did You Know?
Film-making is a business. Developing a picture is just as important creatively as it is financially. It takes 100% of the creative mind to produce a product of art and it takes 200% of the business mind to sell it to the world. Your collaboration team must include minds of all types to be successful.
Because he was a self taught filmmaker, Jacob was able to convince his professors in high-school at Santa Margarita and in College at Cal State Fullerton to allow him to skip the intro film classes and start in the advance classes. Jacob became the teacher's aide for the Film IB class his senior year of High-School.
Jacob has been known to use stylistic shadow work and reflections in his films to enhance the story or highlight a foreshadowing in the plot.