Jesper Jack is a multi-award winning Copenhagen-based producer with a director background and international expertise in documentary development and production. With high profile positions in public and private institutions that bridges commercial and artistic work as commissioning editor, format developer, network developer of new TV channels and independent producer of numerous international documentaries, he is the founder of House of Real. Jesper worked between 09-11 as doc consultant at the DFI commissioning more than 30 films - among them Academy Award nominated THE ACT OF KILLING and Tribeca winner DEMOCRATS. Jesper is guest teacher at NYU Tisch and the Danish Film School.
Jesper Jack is known for smart and funny story telling that connects the micro to the macro and, for strong intuition in talent development and for his limitless curiosity in the ever-changing world around him and as a commentator of current affairs and cultural trends.
Co-founder / creative producer
Director: Simon Bang
This film is supported by The Film Workshop, Danish Film Institute.
Thanks to: Handels- og Søfartsmuseet for the loan of photos.