Jaci began her career at Vogue shooting films for some of the world’s most iconic fashion houses. This experience continues to inform her unique visual style, capturing the subtle emotion, nuances, and natural humor in everyday life. Her recent work for Gatorade, ‘Sisters in Sweat,’ stars Serena Williams and has won a Cannes Lion, 2 Clios and a One Show award.
Jaci’s roster of documentary films includes Undressed: Fashion in the 20th Century, which features icons such as Karl Lagerfeld, Rei Kawakubo, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, and Mario Testino. Her documentary work also includes Je M’appelle Greco for France 2 TV– an intimate view of the legendary French singer Juliette Greco– and Tina Barney: Social Studies, which follows the renowned art photographer.
She has created/directed branded content and image films for clients such as BMW, Ralph Lauren, H&M, French Vogue, and GQ Magazine, as well as AIDS public service commercials. She directed the “Vote From Abroad” campaign for President Obama’s 2008 election and created/directed the award-winning first online films for Mercedes-Benz, featuring choreographer Mark Morris, skateboarder Tony Hawk, and jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves.
Jaci has directed the Sundance series Single Stories, which chronicles distinct moments in the lives of notable personalities such as Bryan Cranston, Ed Burns, and Andy Spade. Her latest commercial work includes spots for T Mobile, Visa, C Spire, Staples, and Avon.
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