Henry Jacobson is a photographer and filmmaker based in New York and Los Angeles. His still photography has been published and exhibited internationally. A partial list of publications includes The New York Times, The New Yorker, TIME, Interview, Zink, Marie Claire Italy, GOOD, PDN, Visura, Hollywood Reporter, The Christian Science Monitor, Untitled, and Filler. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York, Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, and in private galleries both in the US and abroad. Daylight Books published his first monograph, Postcards Home, in which all the images were made with an iPhone, in November 2013. He has since curated his first major exhibition at CPW, to critical acclaim, and has given many lectures and interviews on the evolution of photography through the use of Smartphones and social networks.
He began his film career as a cinematographer on the award-winning documentary feature Fambul Tok. He has since shot, directed, and produced documentary features, narrative and experimental shorts, music videos, and fashion films. Among these are Fambul Tok, Folk, A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake (best Doc, Santa barbara film fest), After the War, Sound and Vision, Brawley, and Fair Chase. He created Mind Hive Films, with producing partner Emma Tammi, in 2013, entering into the world of TV and Feature Films. Commercial clients include ACE Hotels, BAM, Bulgari, Pandora, Guinness, ESPN, and Madison Square Garden.