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Jackson A.

Houston, TX, USA3 reviews

$500 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • 360 Documentary Video

  • Non-Fiction Film Director

Equipment

Video

  • Multiple cameras
  • 4K video camera

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit

About Jackson

Filmmaker, podcast producer, and radio broadcaster, Jackson has spent the better part of 25 years documenting independent arts, culture and political movements wherever he's been based. For the last 15-plus years his base was Beirut, Lebanon where Jackson directed, shot, and produced numerous documentaries, documentary segments, and branded documentaries in the Middle East, North Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, and parts of Asia. His clients include: T Brand Studios/NY Times, Nike, VICE, Al Jazeera English, CNN Inside the Middle East, Radical Media, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Red Bull Music Academy Magazine, Boiler Room, Red Bull Music Academy Radio, Conde Naste, Iris, Oxford University Press, Goethe Institut, Le Monde, Arte, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Diageo, Jeep, Art Dubai, Beirut Design Week, Audio Kultur Magazine, Middle East Airlines, 81Designs, and the Zayed Sustainability Prize, among others. Jackson also directs music videos, and works with academics producing film artefacts in areas of ethnographic research and field studies, and has begun working with the Global Studies Department at University of California Santa Barbara to produce podcasts and accompanying films, and is currently producing the podcast This Diaspora Life about the Armenian Diaspora.

Top Projects

  • Recognize

    • 360 Documentary Video

    RECOGNIZE is a 12-minute documentary about the infamous nightlife scene in Beirut, Lebanon - through the eyes of 7 women who all represent different facets of the scene. Director/Cinematographer: Jackson Allers Editor: Mahmoud Safadi Client: Diageo Executive producers: Audio Kultur Magazine

  • Iris: In Beirut Music is Activism

    • Documentary DP

    "Meet three Lebanese women using music to inspire change." Producer/director Courtney Wells (Conde Naste), photographer Brian McGuffog and director/videographer Jackson Allers went on a two-week journey with three women in Lebanon who are "using their music to inspire" Featured are producer/singer Blu Fiefer (* Blu Fiefer), designer/DJ Tala Mortada and rapper/producer Lynn Fattouh aka Malikah. Producer/Director: Courtney Wells Shooters: Jackson Allers/Brian McGuffog Co-producers: Brian McGuffog, Jackson Allers Client: Iris/Conde Naste

  • Traditional Water Harvesting: Al Amal Junior High School, Morocco

    • Line Producer / On-Location
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    Zayed Sustainability Prize Winner 2020 Global High Schools category from the Middle East and North Africa. Al Amal Junior High School (Morocco) proposed a project focused on the provision of generating water through the use of clean energy which will be achieved through traditional water harvesting techniques that incorporate rainfall management as well as effective groundwater storage. With the prize money they will install solar panels to pump water from two new wells. ⁠ Director: Jackson Allers Director of Photography: Rian Mcloughlin Producer: Leighla McGregor Production House: Boomtown Productions

  • Okuafo Foundation: Using AI in Ghana for Crop Yields

    • Field Producer
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    Okuafo Foundation is a small and medium enterprise (SME) that has developed a smartphone application using AI to determine and diagnose diseases in crops at an early stage – without an internet connection. This has helped 30,000 farmers reduce their crop losses and improve their harvest by 50% in Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, and Burkina Faso. Director: Jackson Allers Director of Photography: Ian D. Murphy Producer: Leighla McGregor Production House: Boomtown Productions

  • Hakimi Aliyu Secondary School Mokwa: Staving Off Deforestation

    • Field Producer
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    Sheikh Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 Winner. Hakimi Aliyu Secondary School Mokwa (HASSM) in Nigeria has committed to the year-round production of seasonal crops and the distribution of efficient cooking stoves to replace fuel wood. We are proud to announce they have won the Global High Schools Prize for Sub-Saharan Africa.⁠ Director: Jackson Allers Director of Photography: Rian Mcloughlin Producer: Leighla McGregor Production: Boomtown Productions

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Full-Service 360 Production

Production Support

  • 360 Documentary Video
  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Field Producer
  • Line Producer / On-Location
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Jackson's Clients

  • Maffick LLC
  • Boomtown Productions
  • BiggerPockets

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