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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  - Commercial, TV & Film Production, Tulsa, OK

FALL 2020-2021

  • Videographer and Production Assistant

    • Worked on commercials for various high-level corporate and civic clients and non-profits. Also worked as grip and 1st AC. 

  • Assistant studio manager

    • Responsible for camera inventory, production vehicles, and studio space/psych wall maintenance.

Production Assistant, Tulsa, OK  — Set PA

2021 - PRESENT

Worked as a Set PA on various commercials and movies including Apple TV’s Killers of the Flower Moon in the summer of 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 June 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​

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