Oren Jacoby

Oren Jacoby, an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, has directed award-winning documentaries including: My Italian Secret (Netflix, iTunes); Constantine’s Sword with James Carroll; Lady ‘Ndrangheta (Sky) on women in the Mafia; Lafayette: The Lost Hero (PBS/Arté); The Shakespeare Sessions (PBS); Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing (American Masters PBS); The Beatles Revolution (ABC special); Master Thief, on the “art heist of the century” (ABC); and, with Brook/Lapping Productions, The Second Russian Revolution (BBC), winner of the DuPont / Columbia Gold Baton for Best Documentary, and called “the best BBC series of the decade” by the London Independent. His latest feature, Shadowman, is released theatrically on December 1.

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The Power of Invisibility, or How to Play the Long Game as a Documentary Filmmaker

By Oren Jacoby | December 1, 2017

The Power of Invisibility, or How to Play the Long Game as a Documentary Filmmaker

Oren Jacoby on a vital lesson taught to him by his mentor Ricky Leacock, and how it impacted his latest film, Shadowman.