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Jacob Fertig


Born and raised in Queens, New York, Jacob Fertig is a recent graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & Television and a minor in Hebrew & Judaic Studies. He studied away in Havana, Cuba for a semester, collaborating with Cuban filmmakers on short documentary productions. Jacob has traveled all over the US and abroad directing documentaries on human rights, migration stories, religion and faith, and environmental justice. He plans to start his own production company that seeks to bring underrepresented narratives to light. Jacob loves playing guitar, running, and traveling off the beaten path with his camera.


Updated May 2019