Director. Editor. Visionary.
“Nathan Jacobson is a talented young filmmaker with features in his future.”
~ Alex Kendrick (War Room, Fireproof)
“Nathan Jacobson is a director with a keen eye, a strong vision, and a knack for motivating his teams to that vision.”
~ Rusty Martin, Actor (Courageous, Wanted)
“Nato has an incredible ability to visualize an edit. He knows what’s needed to tell a story, and how to put it together in a way that captures the heart of the project. I’ve had the opportunity to work with him on several shoots now, and can’t wait to do it again!”
~ Seth Rice, Producer (Wanted, Train, War Paint)
“Nathan Jacobson is a wonderful director and editor. He really has an eye for cinematography and fits the pieces together very artistically. He never lets small details go unnoticed. I’m very impressed by his skill set, and would highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a high quality, professional product. In addition to his skill, he is an incredible person. It was a joy working with him, and getting to know him. He’s a really great guy.”
~ Adolph Goetz, Lead Singer (Undivided)
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Co-directing "War Paint"
"Princess Cut" World Premiere
Pulling Focus on "The Painting"
Awards and Recognition
Nato’s short film “Wanted” has won numerous awards on the festival circuit, including four for Best Short Film, one for Best Screenplay, and one for Best Director. It also received an official selection from the globally attended Carmel International Film Festival in California, where it screened alongside films like Spotlight (2016 Best Picture Oscar winner) and Truth (starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford).
In addition to awards, “Wanted” has received high acclaim from a host of filmmakers and creatives, including Alex and Stephen Kendrick (War Room, Fireproof), EMMY award-winner Brett Varvel (The War Within), Brian Ivie (The Drop Box, Shawn), Chad Burns (Beyond The Mask), Dave Arnold (Adventures In Odyssey), and many more.
“I can count on one hand the number of independent short films I have been impressed with, and Nato’s is one of them.”
~ Seth Daly, Film Director
“When it comes to storytelling, Nato has a good eye for editing and the right pace for the story.”
~ John-Clay Burnett, Editor (Polycarp, Wanted)
“Keep an eye on Nathan Jacobson. He’s an up and coming filmmaker with a unique style and approach to story telling through film. In ‘Wanted,’ Nathan knows how to draw you into his story with a sense of curiosity and mystery, as he leads you on a journey of discovery. I wouldn’t be surprised if Nato becomes a very much wanted writer and director in a short time.”
~ John Fornof, Writer/Director (Adventures In Odyssey, Lamplighter Theatre)
“Nathan Jacobson is enthusiastic, focused, and humble. I like that in a director.”
~ Andrew Bolzman, 1st Assistant Director (Badge of Faith, Wanted)
“Nathan Jacobson has thoroughly impressed me as a writer, director, and actor. He is full of creativity and vision. I’ll be watching his career closely, because he is going to do great things.”
~ Daniel Stibral, Art Director (Beyond the Mask, Polycarp)
“Nato directs with rooted vision and refreshing clarity. He invites and respects input from trusted colleagues and mentors, fostering a collaboration driven toward both technical and artistic excellence in the communication of cinematic stories.”
~ Rebekah Cook, Script Supervisor (Love Covers All, Princess Cut, Wanted)
The Roundtable is a young and driven team with a vision to bring high-quality, inspiring entertainment to audiences across the globe. They’ve been laying the foundation for this endeavor with highly acclaimed, award-winning short films. Nato and producer Seth Rice brought “Wanted” to the public, which has been extremely well received, while Alex Lerma and producer Paul Hastings created “Roses”, which has been selected by the prestigious LA Shorts Fest, and the Cleveland International Film Festival, both of which are Oscar-qualifying festivals. From here, The Roundtable is developing their strategy to take things to the next level, and use the powerful medium of film to impact their generation.
Meet the Team
Seth Rice, Producer
Nathan Jacobson, Director
Alex Lerma, Director of Photography
Whether you’re looking for a director, editor, or otherwise, Nato would love to hear from you! If you’d like his consultation, the first 30 minutes is free, so please don’t hesitate to reach out!