Jesper Jack


Jesper Jack is an award-winning producer and the co- founder of House of Real, a prominent collective of non-fiction filmmakers in Scandinavia. He also served as the international editor at Op-Docs at The New York Times from 2021 to 2023. Jesper is an alumnus of prestigious programs such as EAVE, Screen Leaders, and Doc Campus. He is a regular guest professor at NYU Tisch, and a lecturer at the National Film School of Denmark. Between 2009 and 2011, he held the position of documentary film consultant at the Danish Film Institute. During his tenure, he commissioned over 30 films, including the Academy Award-nominated The Act of Killing and the Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary winner, Democrats. Moreover, Jesper is currently pursuing training as a psychotherapist, driven by a vision to enhance mental health in the documentary field.

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Producer, Denmark / Verzió DocLab mentor
Verzió DocLab Pitch