Jake is an award-winning student filmmaker in Dallas, Texas. His love for film started at a young age. This love took him to California with New York Film Academy at Universal Studios. He’s also attended The Movie Institute and Media Tech in Dallas. Jake’s freelance work includes credits as a press videographer for stars of the Academy Award nominated movie “The Book Thief,” the director of a Doritos Super Bowl commercial contest submission (2013), as well as key grip, assistant director, editor and writer on other multiple professional sets in Dallas with The Movie Institute. He just completed his debut short film "Defiance" that was released this year. The film won the Platinum Short Film award at the Oregon International Film Festival, as well as 5 awards at the 2014 IndieFest.
Name: Jake Mercier
Lives in: Dallas, Texas
Company: JakeMercierFilms (USA)
Occupation: Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter, Key Grip and Production Assistant
Unique traits: Organized, Self-Motivated, Hard working
To Have and To Hold
Film (short) by JakeMercierFilms Director, Producer
Highland Park Middle School Centennial
Documentary by RaiderMedia.net Director, Producer
Looking For Emily
Film (short) by The Movie Institute Director, Co-Writer, Producer
Valley View Mall Commercial
Commercial by The Movie Institute Grip
Film (short) by JakeMercierFilms, The Movie Institute Director, Writer, Producer
Mall of Duty - #productions
Commercial by The Movie Institute Grip, Editor
The Offing #productions
Film (short) by The Movie Institute Producer, Co-Writer
Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Submission
Commercial by RaiderMedia.net Director, Producer
'The Book Thief' Cast Press Interviews
Internet by RaiderMedia.net Videographer
Film (short) by The Movie Institute Key Grip
Always There - MasterMind
Film (short) by The Movie Institute Second Assistant Director
Alexandra's Helping Hands - MasterMind
Commercial by The Movie Institute Grip, Props
"Platinum Short Film Award” at the Oregon Film Awards
Filmmaker 17 years old or younger at the IndieFEST Film Awards
“Award of Merit” for Film Short (for "Defiance") at the IndieFEST.
“Award of Merit” for Editing (for "Defiance") at the IndieFEST.
“Award of Merit” for Sound Mixing (for "Defiance") at the IndieFEST.
“Award of Merit” for Costume Design (for "Defiance") at the IndieFEST.
The Movie Institute C-47 Award - Production Cognizance
New York Film Academy - Summer Camp
The Movie Institute