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Michael Jacobs


Mike brings emotional storytelling and real humanity to every project he touches. His films have won prestigious festival awards and garnered critical acclaim. He’s directed docs for ESPN 30 for 30, has multiple Vimeo Staff Picks, and premiered films on Nowness and at Popup Magazine. Mike’s newest feature doc for Marvel is slated to premiere on Disney+ in 2020.

Mike’s work in the brand space includes award-winning films for Microsoft, short docs for Facebook, and spots for Toyota, Infiniti, and Google among others. His work has won Clios and a Webby, and has been featured in Adweek, Shoot Online and the New York Times.

Based in the Bay Area but comfortable just about anywhere his projects take him, Mike’s curiosity and love for the craft continue to shape his filmmaking endeavors.