“I’m a passionate filmmaker and photographer with a thirst for adventure. I love to share real-world stories and raise awareness around social topics.”
 

 

Education

BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism - First Class Honors

Teesside University - Teesside, United Kingdom

08/2015 - 07/2018

MODULES

  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Entrepreneurial Journalism
  • Journalism Marketing
  • Online Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Radio Journalism

Experience

Volta Media - Director

01/2017 - Present

I run a video production company that works with Outdoor, Culture & Lifestyle Businesses. We can help you share your story, exciting your customers and increasing their engagement with your products or services.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Videography Intern

July 2017

I worked for two weeks doing a videography placement at James Cook University Hospital where I made films with staff and patients.

Public Pressure - Video Journalist

August 2016 - July 2017

I produced a series of video based interviews with musicians, bands and record labels.

Personal Projects

izakjackson.com (01/2017 - Present)

A YouTube channel and blog where I teach people filmmaking, photography and vlog the behind the scenes of projects I am working on.

Save Our Oceans (2017)

I produced a short documentary with ITVs young peoples charity, Fixers, about plastic pollution and how it is destroying our oceans.

 

Achievements

Blogger Of The Year (2017)

Teesside University Journalism Awards.

ITV Tyne Tees

I was interviewed on ITV Tyne Tees about Save Our Oceans, a documentary that aims to raise awareness around plastic pollution.

Vlogger Of The Year (2018)

Teesside University Journalism Awards.

North East Young Filmmakers Awards (2018)

I was shortlisted for Filmmaker of the Year at the North East Young Filmmakers awards for my documentary, Creative Me: Bobzilla.

Certificates

Power Boat License - Level 2

International qualification in power boat piloting.