Mitch Jacobson

Mitch is a creative producer/director, broadcast editor and a multi-camera expert with 30 years experience in entertainment production. He has edited documentaries (Pavarotti and The Newport Jazz Festival), comedy (Guy Code, Wild ‘N Out), sizzles reels (Tommy Hilfiger, P Diddy, Pepsi), talk shows (The Chew, Rachael Ray and The Wendy Williams Show) & concert films (Paul McCartney, Aerosmith, Kid Rock). Mitch has directed and shot 100’s of live special events for Planet Hollywood, Universal Studios, Hard Rock Cafe and Disney.

Mitch is the owner of Category Five Studios in New York City. He also works on loan-out for broadcast and cable networks (MTV, Discovery, ABC, History) and the biggest brands in fashion, music, sports and entertainment.

He has been a keynote speaker at the NAB- National Association of Broadcasting conference, an editing instructor for The Motion Picture Editors Guild and a contract trainer for NewTek’s TriCaster and the presenter of “Stream Camp” a national touring live stream multicamera workshop. He is also the hosts the special webcast “Cutting It Close” a technolgy talk show.

His book, Mastering Multicamera Techniques: From Pre-production to Editing and Deliverables (Focal Press) has been published in English, Portuguese and Russian. It is also available as a Kindle e-book on Amazon.com

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  • House of Style (MTV)
  • World Wars (History Channel)
  • Wendy Williams Show (NBC)
  • Guy Code (MTV2)
  • The O Music Awards (MTV)
  • The Woodie Awards (MTV)
  • Rufus Wainwright: Live from The Artist Den (PBS)
  • Kid Rock: Live from Graceland -PBS Live from The Artist Den -Series
  • Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival -PBS Great Performances
  • Stevie Wonder: Live At Last (Special) -PBS Great Performances
  • U2 Live from The Rose Bowl -(Documentary Feature) (DVD)
  • The Rolling Stones: A Bigger Bang (Documentary Feature) DVD
  • Aerosmith: You Gotta Move (Documentary Feature)
  • Paul McCartney: The Space Within US -A&E (Documentary Feature)
  • Paul McCartney in St. Petersberg A&E (Documentary Feature)
  • Paul McCartney: Backstage at Super Bowl XXXIX -NFL Network (Documentary Feature)
  • Frank Sinatra: Live from Pompeii (Special)
  • Paul McCartney: ReAct Now -VH1/MTV
  • Clapton and Winwood Live at Madison Square Garden -PBS
  • The Newport Jazz Festival (Special) PBS (Documentary Feature)
  • Pavorotti: A Life in Seven Arias -PBS Great Performances
  • Keith Urban: The Road to Being Here -Country Music Television
  • Three Stars from Vienna -PBS-Great Performances
  • Ben Harper from Bonnaroo -PBS Live from The Artist Den
  • Aimee Mann -PBS Live from The Artist Den
  • Rob Thomas: My Secret Record (Documentary Feature)
  • The Chew (ABC)
  • The Montel Williams Show -CBS/Paramount
  • Isaac! -E! Entertainment Television
  • The Rachael Ray Show -CBS/KingWorld
  • The Wendy Williams Show -FOX-Debmar/Mercury
  • America’s Got Talent (NBC)
  • Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out (MTV2)
  • 60 Minutes on Classic (Series) CBS News/ESPN
  • Girl Code (MTV2)
  • Guy Court (MTV2)
  • Charlemange & Friends (MTV2)
  • Guy Code Honors (MTV2)
  • Get Fresh with Sara Snow (Discovery)
  • A Raven New Years Eve with Raven Simone -The Disney Channel
  • Mikeʼs Super Short Show -The Disney Channel
  • Beauty and the Beast -The Disney Channel
  • A Raven New Years Eve with Raven Simone -The Disney Channel
  • Secret Labs: Kingdom Hearts -The Disney Channel
  • SundayArts (PBS)
  • YoYo Ma: Silk Road Ensemble
  • Ken Burns’ Brooklyn Bridge
  • Mark Morris Profile
  • Philip Glass
  • Orfeo ed Euridice
  • NYC Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
  • In the Heights
  • Generation Choice
  • Madame Butterfly
  • Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero (Discovery/DreamWorks)
  • Coast Guard Alaska (The Weather Channel)
  • The Fifth Wheel (Universal TV)
  • House of Dreams (A&E)
  • Doctors of the Dark Side (Documentary Feature)
  • Recreator (SciFi/Thriller)
  • Hidden Battles (Documentary Feature)
  • The Sunday Morning Show -CBS TV
  • Wide Angle: Japan’s About Face -PBS
  • BUCʼS Magazine (Series) (Fox Sports/NFL)
  • RAYSʼS Magazine (Series) (Fox Sports/MLB)
  • Super Bowl Special (Special) (Fox Sports/NFL)
  • All-Star Game (Special) (Fox Sports/MLB)
  • Backstage at the Super Bowl with Paul McCartney -NFL Network
  • Lucha Libre USA Masked Warriors -MTV2
  • The Adventures of Seinfeld and Superman (EPK) American Express
  • Rolling Stones- A Bigger Bang (National TV Spots) Virgin Records
  • Stevie Wonder: A Retrospective (Universal/Motown)
  • Victoriaʼs Secret: with Tyra Banks & Claudia Schiffer
  • Pepsi Superbowl Recap 2004
  • Tommy Hilfiger: “H” featuring David Bowie, Beyonce (Promos)
  • X-Men: Behind the Scenes -20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • New Sound Lounge (TV movie)
  • World of Betters Tour featuring Alicia Keys, John Ledgend and Pitbull (Live)
  • Nirvana: 20th Anniversary Tribute for Nevermind (Live)
  • 2001New Sound Lounge (TV movie)
  • Cheap Trick: Live
  • SmashMouth: Live
  • Uncle Kracker: Live
  • Barenaked Ladies: Live
  • Duncan Sheik: Live
  • Sex and the City (Premiere Entertainment)
  • Women of the World – Livestream.com
  • NikeTown -Pro One Stage Productions
  • 911 Table of Silence at Lincoln Center -Buglisi Dance Theatre
  • New York City Marathon -NY Road Runners
  • Heavy -A & E Network
  • Social Business Edge -Stowe Boyd Productions
  • Drama Desk Awards -Oxygen TV
  • Upright Citizen Brigade – CollegeHumor.com
  • Morphoses at The Joyce Theater -Nel Shelby Productions
  • Bad Books Live – Livestream.com
  • NY Food and Wine Festival -NY Times Talks
  • Fashion Night Out -Juicy Coutore
  • Slurpee Concert Series 7-11
  • .co Auction – Livestream.com
  • Everyday Health – Livestream.com
  • Nirvana Tribute to Nevermind -Universal/Experience Music Project
  • NewTek Contract Trainer (2013)
  • Certified Tricaster Operator (2012)
  • UCLA Producers Program (2002)
  • Robert McKey Story Analysis (2001)
  • Apple Certified Pro Final Cut (2000)
  • NYU Directors Program (2000)
  • Avid Pro Certified (1995)
  • Universal Studios Film Production Program (1990)