Mobile Filmmaking Mount

Cardboard camera mount by Bryan Jackson ‘Jackson Mount’ for DIY Mobile Filmmaking A new year and new rig to enable students to do controlled camera tilts and pans with their mobiles. This super simple cardboard rig is easy to build…

Live Demo Rig

Live Demonstration Rig by Bryan Jackson Strategy for Physically Distanced Arts Education A design to engage students with live Zoom demonstrations through the use for a multi-camera rig, LED lighting panels, monitors, and high resolution video and audio. Movable overhead…

Second Batch of Backings

Picking up backdrops from the Art Directors Guild offices. Backdrop Project Expands I was offered additional drops from the Art Director Guild Backdrop Recovery Project. Two trips in my car and suddenly the project has doubled to 24 backings. While…

First Batch of Backings

Transporting backings from scenic storage in Valencia. Backdrop Project Begins I am beginning a multi-part research project (and eventual film) that will draw upon a collection of historic backdrops or backings from MGM and early television. These backings were painted…
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Lego Camera Dolly

Lego Camera Dolly by Bryan Jackson Lego Camera Dolly for iPhone Filmmaking We are in lockdown in Los Angeles and campus is closed. I spent spring break figuring out ways to teach intensively hands-on film production classes over Zoom. In…

NYC Premiere at MoMA Doc Fortnight

Far East of Eden will have its New York Premiere with Emiko Omori’s Rabbit in the Moon in Doc Fortnight 2017: MoMA’s annual celebration of innovation in nonfiction film returns with an international lineup of more than 20 features and…

Far East of Eden launches on YouTube

Our new short film “Far East of Eden” features legendary performance artist Karen Finley, directed by video artist Bruce Yonemoto, and is narrated by actor and activist George Takei. The film links Donald Trump to a long American history of…

Cursed to Remain premieres at Newport Beach Film Festival

Excited to announce that Cursed to Remain will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Saturday, April 25! The film is directed by Bryan Jackson and features a cast of young directors all working on camera as the talent…

The Rockwell Boys

I’ve begun development on my first feature film! Check it out -> The Rockwell Boys
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