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About

    Jackson Cropper is a director, writer, and producer from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rooted in historical and regional imagery, his narrative and documentary work aims to reflect facets of American life in vivid, human detail and explore the complexities of Americana.

Focusing on matters regarding

visual anthropology and cultural identity, his work utilizes scripted narrative, folkloric documentation, and asynchronous ethnography. Through this, he hopes viewers can gain valuable insight into regional differences, contemplate aspects of rural lifestyle, and connect with flawed, but colorful characters.

    His award-winning fictional shorts and documentaries have aired across local and national television and have earned upwards of $5,000 in prize money. 

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Related Experience

2020 - 2021          Videographer/Grip & Studio Manager,

                             Retrospec Films, Broken Arrow, OK

2020 - Present    Freelance Production Assistant, Office and Set

                            Apple TV's Killers of the Flower Moon, Pawhuska, OK

2020                    Official Selection - Will Rogers Motion Picture Film Festival

                            Standing Still (2020)

2018 - 2019        Consecutive Second Place Prizes

                           C-SPAN StudentCam Documentary Competition

                           Pressed (2018) & Forging a Path (2019) 

2017                   Scholastic Arts and Writing Gold Key Award                         

                           Viva La Phil (2016) 

Awards

Education

2023                   BFA Film and Television, Magna Cum Laude,

                           Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD),                                                 

                           Savannah, GA

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