John Jackman

The Rev. John Jackman (DIRECTOR) has combined Christian ministry with film & television production for over thirty years. An award-winning director and producer, he is the author of Lighting for Digital Video and Television (2002, CMP Books) now entering its third edition, Digital Compositing & Special Effects – A Practical Guide (CMP Books, 2006), and for over a decade was a reviewer and contributing editor for Digital Video Magazine. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Piedmont Triad Film Commission.

Jackman’s previous films include numerous documentaries including After the War and the award-winning miniseries Zinzendorf, as well as dramatic films such as An Uncommon Union, Hymns of Praise, and Windsor Knot. Jackman has broadcast credits with ABC, The Hallmark Channel, The History Channel, and numerous public television stations. Over the years, he’s received numerous peer-judged industry awards including four Tellies, two Aurora Awards, and several Aegis Awards. He is an ordained pastor in the Moravian Church, and has served parishes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina as well as serving as Chair of the Division of Communications (1986-1990). He is senior pastor of Trinity Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC.