Velvet Citizen

Director/Cinematographer/Producer  

      Lindsay Taylor Jackson is a filmmaker and photographer. She has worked independently with the conception and making of Velvet Citizen, filming in a tiny village in the Czech Republic for around three years. Jackson was recently one of nineteen (out of 750 applicants) chosen by the American Film Institute (AFI) for the very first Cinematography Introductory Intensive for Women (CIIW). This tuition-free program was sponsored by 21st Century Fox and in partnership with The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Jackson was invited back and attended a Bits Class Workshop at AFI under Steve Yedlin, ASC. Previously, Jackson has worked as a Cinematographer and as an Assistant Editor on The Address for Florentine Films under Ken Burns and Editor Craig Mellish (ACE). She first served as an intern for Florentine Films on The Dust BowlThe Roosevelts: An Intimate History, and Prohibition.

     Jackson was accepted and attended a study abroad Production Track at FAMU (The Academy of Film and Performing Arts, one of the oldest and most prestigious film schools worldwide) in Prague of the Czech Republic. Her focus at FAMU was mainly in Cinematography. Jackson attended the film department at Keene State College, where she was chosen to represent The School of Arts & Humanities for her graduating class.

      Earlier in life, Jackson had also attended five pre-college courses at The Art Institute of Boston. After school, Jackson served as a Teacher Assistant for many filmmakers during courses at Maine Media Workshops & College. She is currently Editing the documentary, THRU, a film about women thru-hikers of The Appalachian Trail. Other titles she holds on that film include Co-Director and Co-Cinematographer. Jackson is usually on the road or across the globe working and making images. 

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