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