Jake has won numerous awards for his work as a photographer and cinematographer. He was recognized as the Best Young Camera/Lighting Person of 2002 by Broadcast Magazine, and in the same year received a Gold Arrow at the British Advertising Awards. He also received his first CADS Music Vision Awards nomination for Best Cinematographer in 2002, winning the award in 2004 for the Si&Ad directed Chikinki promo (he was further nominated in 2005 and 2006).
Jake was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study Cinematography at the American Film Institute. He completed his studies at the Royal College of Art, graduating with an MA in Film and Television. A recipient of the Freddie Young/BSC Cinematography Scholarship while at the RCA, Jake has also been a winner of the Arriflex Award for Cinematography in the Fuji Scholarship Competition. In addition, Jake has a First Class Honours degree in English and Modern History from Oxford University.
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