Jay Giampietro

Jay Giampietro is a writer, director, actor and musician whose short films have played the New York Film Festival, BAMcinemaFest, and the Montclair and Maryland Film Festivals. His short film Hernia won the 2015 Hammer to Nail Summer Shorts contest and he made his acting debut in the feature Stinking Heaven, which was distributed by Factory 25. His street photography capturing the eccentric denizens of New York City has been praised by The Village Voice, British GQ and The Guardian and is the subject of Joe Stankus’ short documentary I’ve Never Been A Fisherman. His most recent short films are Quarterbacks (2018) and Unpresidented (2017).

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When the Dream Houses Go Dark

By Jay Giampietro | May 26, 2020

When the Dream Houses Go Dark

Jay Giampietro photographs the shuttered movie theaters of New York, and looks back on 25 years of filmgoing memories in the city.

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw New York City During Coronavirus

By Jay Giampietro | March 23, 2020

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw New York City During Coronavirus

Talkhouse's resident Weegee, Jay Giampietro, shares the images he captured on the streets of NYC as the city approached total lockdown.

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw Manhattan’s MAGA Midterms

By Jay Giampietro | November 7, 2018

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw Manhattan’s MAGA Midterms

While many New Yorkers celebrated Democrats retaking the House, Trump stalwart were having their own party at Fox News HQ.

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw Trump’s New York on Election Day 2016

By Jay Giampietro | November 9, 2016

How Filmmaker and Street Photographer Jay Giampietro Saw Trump’s New York on Election Day 2016

Photographs taken on the streets of New York City on the day Americans chose Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States.