Jacob Bricca, ACE, is an award-winning Tucson-based film editor, director and producer who holds a post as Associate Professor at the University of Arizona's School of Theatre, Film & Television. He has edited over a dozen feature films including the international theatrical hit Lost In La Mancha, the New Yorker Films theatrical release Con Artist, the Independent Lens Audience Award winner Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew, and the 2016 Sundance Special Jury Prize winner The Bad Kids. His directorial credits include Pure, which premiered at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival and played at festivals from India to Brazil, and Finding Tatanka, which premiered at
the 2014 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and has since screened at 18
other venues including the Maysles Documentary Center in New York City. Students from his tenure as head of the production program at Wesleyan University include director Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild), producer Dan Janvey (Patty Cake$, Brimstone & Glory) and editor Jennifer Lame (Hereditary, Manchester by the Sea), and his recent students from the University of Arizona are working in every corner of the film business. At the U of A, he teaches classes on editing, post-production, documentary history, and documentary and narrative filmmaking, and is Producer of the gala film event I Dream in Widescreen. He was inducted into the American Cinema Editors in 2018.