Jack Marchetti is a screenwriter and director who currently resides in Chicago. His short film, “The Evolution of a Gen-X Music Purchaser” was one of thirty short narrative films chosen as an Official Selection of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, and it premiered in New York alongside shorts by the likes of Olivia Wilde and Katie Holmes.
As a screenwriter, Jack has had several feature-length screenplays optioned and advanced to the final rounds of prestigious script competitions like HBO’s collaboration with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, “Project Greenlight.”
Before becoming a filmmaker, Jack worked as a computer programmer in the advertising industry for several years, working on campaigns for some of the world’s largest brands including SC Johnson, Lays, and Bayer.
Dead Peasants Crime ⋄ Thriller On assignment to take down his former crew, a troubled veteran falls back into his criminal past when his sister is murdered.
25 To Life Drama ⋄ Music After the death of his best friend and collaborator, a rap star falls into a prescription-drugged depression, grappling with paranoia, and mounting desperation.
All I Want for Christmas
Film by Lighthouse Pictures (option) Writer
My Dad's Valentine
Film by Lighthouse Picctures (option) Writer
Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival
Top 100 Finalist - Project Greenlight 3