Jack C. Newell

Comedy / Dialogue

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Jack C. Newell is an award-winning filmmaker and the co-creator of THE WABASH LIGHTS, a site-specific light installation controllable by the public.

His films have screened at the Montreal World Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, Woods Hole Film Festival, and the Gene Siskel Film Center.

OPEN TABLES, a film that uses the foodie scene as a backdrop for stories of love lost, love found, and all the importance of a good main course is in the middle of it’s festival run.

He is in post-production on a feature length documentary, COURSES, an intimate portrait of how Chicago chef Jake Bickelhaupt evolved from running an illegal restaurant out of his home to being a celebrated culinary celebrity in less than a year.

He is also in post-production on the documentary, HOW TO BUILD A SCHOOL IN HAITI, that tells the story of an American charity’s problematic attempt to build a new school after the 2010 earthquake.

CLOSE QUARTERS, which screened at improv and film festivals worldwide, can now be seen on Amazon Instant Video.

He holds a BA from Columbia College Chicago in film/video. He is the Director of The Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City Training Center.