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  • Jack Roberts

    Part-time Lecturer

    Profile:

    Jack passionately synthesizes storytelling, humor, mindfulness and design to co-create ground-breaking, socially-driven entertainment. He works as the chief of story + design at an “action-tank” of Parsons’ designers, Harvard researchers, rogue entrepreneurs, and award-winning storytellers called {ten thousand one}.

    The group is actively redesigning integrative content and reimagining the future of how humans tell stories. In addition to participating in the Parsons Global Executive Program, Jack's also a keynote speaker, a bestselling author, a published poet, an educator, a facilitator, a father, a horseman, an award-winning screenwriter-producer-actor, and a voting citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

    Office Hours:

    By schedule only.

    Degrees Held:

    Global Executive MSc in Strategic Design and Management -- Parsons School of Design, Paris

    BA in Media for Social Change -- The New School for Social Research

    Professional Affiliations:

    Screen Actors' Guild; Directors' Guild of America; Producers' Guild of America; Writers' Guild of America

    Performances And Appearances:

    TV Series -- Dad, inc.
    Feature Film -- The Rock'n'Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher
     

    Research Interests:

    At the intersections of: media and social change, storytelling and design thinking, lifestyle design and transformation. 

    Awards And Honors:

    Audience Award for Best Feature Film 
    MethodFest 

    Audience Award for Best Feature Film
    United Film Festivals 

    Audience Award for Best Feature Film
    Kansas International Film Festival 

    Audience Award for Best Feature Film
    deadCENTER Film Festival 

    Audience Award for Best Feature Film
    Offshoot Film Festival  

    Best Soundtrack
    Mar Del Plata International Film Festival 

    Best Soundtrack
    Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema 

    Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film
    United Film Festivals 

    Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film  
    Edmonton International Film Festival 

    Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film
    Offshoot Film Festival

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