Jackson James

Jackson James has worked as a director and cinematographer on over 55+ music videos primarily based in Chicago. He's worked closely with many of the rising musical acts from Chicago, including Ravyn Lenae, Chance the Rapper, Joey Purp, Twin Peaks, Knox Fortune, Towkio, and others, often featuring a wide variety of neighborhoods and settings around Chicago as the backdrop for each piece. Jackson has also worked with his father as a cinematographer for Life Itself and America to Me, as well as an additional camera for The Interrupters.

Films by Jackson James

A Compassionate Spy 2022
Second Camera
City So Real 2020
Cinematography by
America to Me 2018
Additional Cinematography
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail 2016
Additional camera
Life Itself 2014
2nd Camera
The Interrupters 2011
Additional camera