Jacob Cooney

Jacob Cooney

Director, line producer and producer in New York City, New York

About Jacob

As a writer/director Jacob Cooney has produced projects ranging from features, television, music videos, commercials and new media content. Most recently, Jacob directed the feature film BLOOD CIRCUS starring Tom Sizemore, Kevin Nash, Vincent Pastore, Robert LeSardo, Christy Carlson Romano and Jamie Nocher, which will be released by Gravitas Ventures on December 19th, 2017. Along with “Blood Circus”, Jacob also directed the feature films PITCHING TENTS for Meritage Pictures, which was released theatrically on March 31st, 2017, and BLUE LINE for Lionsgate Entertainment, which is slated for release in 2018.

Previous directing credits include the feature films ALPHA HOUSE for Broken Films and FIERCE FRIEND for Wonder Entertainment; television pilots HARRIES WAY for Lawrence/Long Productions and REHAB FOR REJECTS for Sledgehammer Films; and short films THE FROLIC, ROCCO, BEDLAM, and THE WAR OF GAME.

Writing credits include the films THE BOOK OF ALAN for Pantheon Entertainment, THE BANISHING for Haven Entertainment, ISLE OF THE DEAD for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, APOCALYPSE POMPEII, AGE OF TOMORROW, FLIGHT 42 and BITTEN for the SyFy Channel, BLUE LINE for Lionsgate Entertainment, ALPHA HOUSE for Broken Films, WANT for State Street Pictures, ILLUMINATING PRESTON for Telefilm Canada and Zeeworks Entertainment, as well as the television pilot THE LAKES for Lionsgate Television.

Jacob is currently in talks to write and direct the films ISLAND OF MADNESS for Nine/8 Entertainment, THE BANISHING for Haven Entertainment and THE TAKEAWAY for Switzer Entertainment.

Name: Jacob Cooney

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Director, Line Producer, Producer, Production Coordinator, Production Manager and Screenwriter


  • Alien Siege

    Alien Siege (2018)
    Film by SyFy Channel Writer (story by)

  • Flight 666

    Flight 666 (2018)
    Film by SyFy Channel Writer

  • Blood Circus

    Blood Circus (2016 - 2017)
    Film by Gravitas Ventures (Action) Director

  • The Getter

    The Getter (2016)
    Film by Switzer Entertainment/Taylor & Dodge Director

  • Pitching Tents

    Pitching Tents (2016)
    Film by Meritage Pictures Director

  • 5-Headed Shark Attack

    5-Headed Shark Attack (2016)
    by SyFy Channel Writer (story by)

  • Isle of the Dead

    Isle of the Dead (2016)
    Film by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Action and Horror) Writer

  • Flight World War II (aka. Flight 42)

    Flight World War II (aka. Flight 42) (2015)
    Television by The Asylum Writer

  • 3-Headed Shark Attack (aka. Bitten)

    3-Headed Shark Attack (aka. Bitten) (2015)
    Television by SyFy Channel Writer

  • Blue Line

    Blue Line (2015)
    Film by Lionsgate Entertainment (Action and Thriller) Writer/Director

  • Age of Tomorrow

    Age of Tomorrow (2014)
    Television by SyFy Channel Original Movies Writer

  • Alpha House

    Alpha House (2014)
    Television by Broken Films Writer/Director

  • Apocalypse Pompeii

    Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
    Film by SyFy Channel Original Movie Writer

  • The Bell Witch Haunting

    The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)
    Film by The Asylum Writer

  • Rehab For Rejects

    Rehab For Rejects (2009)
    Television by Sledgehammer Productions Director/Writer/Executive Producer

  • The War of Game

    The War of Game (2008)
    Film by Tough Guppy Productions Director/Writer

  • The Frolic

    The Frolic (2007)
    Film by Wonder Entertainment Director

  • Fierce Friend

    Fierce Friend (2006)
    Film by Wonder Entertainment Director

  • Small Town Life

    Small Town Life (2004)
    Film by Sledgehammer Productions Director/Producer


  • Gold Award for Best Television Pilot - California Film Festival

  • Best Television Pilot - Las Vegas Film Festival

  • Audience Choice Award - Best Comedy - Gangrene Film Festival of Comedy Shorts


  • California State University-Monterey Bay (Seaside, CA)

  • Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA)

  • California State University, Monterey Bay Teledramatic Arts and Technology Department (Monterey Bay, CA)

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