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Jack West

Jack West

Flying Eagle Films
Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Visual Effects Artist

Northbrook, Illinois

Member Since:
April 2014
Last online:
4 days ago
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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.

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

Awards

  • Honorary Oscar for working at a film lab 1966
    (2014)

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