Jackson Cropper is a Georgia-based filmmaker from Tulsa, Oklahoma active since 2015. His award-winning short films and documentaries have aired across local and national television and have earned upwards of $5,000 in prize money. He currently pursues a BFA in filmmaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design, determined to find a future in creating feature-length narrative work.
Retrospec Films Production Specialist - Tulsa, OK
Acted as a camera operator, 1st AC, grip, and PA during the production of various high-level projects for the city of Tulsa and surrounding businesses/non-profits. Also acted as an assistant studio manager.
FALL 2020 - FALL 2021
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Savannah, GA, BFA
FALL 2019 - SUMMER 2023
Pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Filmmaking. Expected to graduate in May 2023.
Winner of the Scholastic Arts and Writing Gold Key award for short documentary work
Short film work featured as an Officially Selected piece for the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival in 2020
Three-time winner of the C-SPAN StudentCam Documentary Competition
($1,500 second-place prize awarded in both 2018 and 2019 and a
$150 honorable mention awarded in 2017)
Winner of the $1,000 first-place prize at the Team Carleton StateFarm Film Screening in 2017 for short documentary work
Multiple short documentary works have aired both nationally and locally on live television including PBS and C-SPAN