Jack West

Jack West

Flying Eagle Films

Director, editor and filmmaker in Northbrook, Illinois

About Jack

Born in Chicago 1946. Entered Navy 1963, went active in 64, learned filming at NAS Pensacola, Florida, combat photographer with Navy SEALs in Vietnam 64-66. Studied film at Columbia college, worked at WCIU-TV as film manager 68-69, left for NYC where I worked as an assistant film editor on SHAFT, SHAFT'S BIG SCORE, THE SUPER COPS. Worked on construction crew designing floats for Bi-centennial celebration in New York in '76. Lack luster jobs followed. Self-employed now writing screenplay "Carmilla" from Joseph Sheridan Lefanu's novel for Lindsay Lohan and her sister Aliana.

Name: Jack West

Lives in: Northbrook, Illinois

Company: Flying Eagle Films

Occupation: Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Visual Effects Artist

Unique traits: Make people laugh, can get along with just about anybody; can do all the Muppet voices.


  • Honorary Oscar for working at a film lab 1966

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