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Jackson A.

Houston, TX, USA2 reviews

$400 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    2 reviews



  • Multiple cameras
  • 4K video camera


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit

About Jackson

Filmmaker, podcast producer, writer and broadcaster, Jackson has focused the majority of his work on the subcultures around him. He's spent the better part of 25 years documenting independent arts and culture 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, Red Bull Lebanon, Red Bull Kuwait, 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

  • 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

  • Art Dubai Portraits: Abdul Rahman Katanani

    • Documentary DP

    Born in 1983 in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camp in Lebanon, Abdul Rahman Katanani spent his childhood painting, using the realities of the Palestinian refugees’ everyday life in the camp as his subject matter. Over the years, Palestine became a metaphor for themes of hope, homeland, resilience and displacement – issues that are currently globally pertinent.

  • Beirut Cafe Racers: In Benzin Veritas:

    • Documentary DP

    Above the door of the Beirut Cafe Racers garage is a chalkboard sign that reads “In Benzin Veritas” - Truth in Gasoline. Founded in 2014 by two young motorcycle enthusiasts -Beirut Cafe Racers has in 1-year become a hub for riders attracted to the no-nonsense approach of the shop owners - and the stripped down attitudes of the cafe racer culture. The film traces a 2-month bike build-out and reveal

  • Documentary shooter for a two-day shoot in Beirut

    • Documentary DP
    Maffick LLC

    Produced for Maffick LLC on Storyhunter

    November 2018

  • DoP for a mini doc about labor workers in Lebanon

    • Documentary DP
    Maffick LLC

    Produced for Maffick LLC on Storyhunter

    September 2019

All Services

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Jackson's Clients

  • Maffick LLC
  • Boomtown Productions

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