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Jesse Wakeman is a New York based filmmaker whose work has played at SXSW, New Directors/New Films, Rooftop Film Festival, and Locarno International Film Festival. He is the co-creator, writer and star of the 2016 feature, Donald Cried, currently on Amazon Prime. Jesse is currently in production as a cinematographer on the feature documentary, Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America. He recently shot and edited the upcoming narrative feature Mott Haven, and co-wrote the award winning feature Bruce!!! He commercial clients include Nike, Dasani, PACE Gallery, Halstead Realty, Powerhouse Arts, and Invisionapp. He has shown films at The Fridman Gallery, MOCADA, The Invisible Dog, Anthology Film Archives, The Neiman Gallery, and The Fischer Landau Center for Art. Jesse holds a BA in film from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and an MFA from Columbia University, 2014.