About Us

Since 2003, JMK Life Films has functioned as a full-service production company specializing in the most creative and entertaining videos.  Our projects vary widely, from corporate to personal, shorts to feature-length, fictional to documentary.   Our goal is to combine the best in storytelling with the latest in technology to give you an unforgettable product.  Over the years, our specialty has become making the most unique personal documentary movies, or Life Films.  Using pictures, home videos, interviews, animation, special effects, and re-enactments, we produce your own personal movie that will rival any documentary film on the market.

Leadership

JMK Life Films employs a wide variety of independent contractors to meet the individual needs of each project. These positions often include, but are not limited to: writers, editors, cinematographers, graphic artists, make-up artists, drone operators, and productions assistants.

Jason Kachel

Founder/Director/Editor/Writer

Jason Kachel grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 1997, he received his BA in psychology from Brown University. While at Brown, he wrote, photographed, and edited their official admissions and recruitment video. In 2002, he graduated from USC’s School of Cinema-Television with a Masters in Fine Arts. While at USC, he won first place for the Mary Pickford Scholarship, awarded for excellence in picture editing. His current projects vary from event videos, to short films, documentaries, and feature films. Since 2003, he has made over 200 unique videos.

Jacqueline Stansbury

Producer/Writer

 

Jacqueline Stansbury is a Southern California native with a BA in Film and the Photographic arts from the Polytechnic of Central London and an M.F.A. from the American Film Institute where she specialized in producing. As Director of Development at Sanford/Pillsbury Productions during the company’s tenure at Twentieth Century Fox, she developed and packaged feature films; and also served as Associate Producer on several made-for- television movies. She has also worked in management, representing actors at Edith Rea Management.