Jacob Bricca

Jacob Bricca, ACE is an award-winning film editor, director, producer, and scholar. He has edited eleven feature documentaries including the international theatrical hit LOST IN LA MANCHA, the Independent Lens Audience Award Winner JIMMY SCOTT: IF YOU ONLY KNEW, the 2016 Sundance Special Jury Award Winner THE BAD KIDS and the 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards Nominee MISSING IN BROOKS COUNTY. His producing and directing credits include films screened at the Berlin International Film Festival, DOC NYC, and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. He is a member of the American Cinema Editors, where he is Co-Chair of the ACE Education Committee.

His book DOCUMENTARY EDITING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE is the definitive textbook on documentary editing and is a part of the curriculum at film schools around the world, including the USC School of Cinematic Arts and UCLA, and his newest book HOW DOCUMENTARIES WORK published by Oxford University Press, offers a provocative deconstruction of documentary tropes and conventions. At the University of Arizona he is the Head of the Film and Television Production Division, and teaches classes on narrative and documentary film editing, documentary history, and documentary production.