Mitch Jacobson is a director & digital video editor with 30 years experience in broadcast television, livestreaming and entertainment production. He is the owner of Category-5 Studios at DuArt in New York City. Mitch is a member of The Motion Picture Editor’s Guild (Hollywood/NY) and an Apple Certified Pro.
As a multicamera specialist, Mitch’s contributions to superstar concert films, network talk shows & professional sports programming have been seen on national television networks CBS, NBC, ABC & PBS plus the top cable channels A&E, Discovery, Fox, Disney and MTV. Several of these programs have been nominated for Prime Time Emmy® Awards.
In addition to TV programming production, Mitch also been a big part of the world’s best advertising & entertainment publicity campaigns for the biggest names in show business. He also directs live programs for the web and produces corporate media projects.
Selected credits include: Newport Jazz Festival, Paul McCartney: The Space Within US, Aerosmith: You Gotta Move, Pavarotti: A LIfe In Seven Arias, U2 360º Tour, The Rolling Stones’ A Bigger Bang, Talk Shows for Montel Williams, Rachael Ray and Isaac Mizrahi; Tampa Bay Buccaneers Magazine, Sports Channel’s Super Bowl and All-Star Game specials, Live from the Artist’s Den and 60 Minutes Classic.
Mitch is the author of: Mastering Multicamera Techniques: From Preproduction to Editing and Deliverables (Focal Press). He also teaches and presents “Multicamera Madness” workshops for industry trade groups and conferences.