Ken Jacobs: Born, 1933, Brooklyn, New York
Studied painting with Hans Hofmann, 1956-57. Started making films, 1955
Created/Directed The Millennium Film Workshop, N.Y.C.1966-68; started the Dept.of Cinema at S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton, 1969; Professor of Cinema1974-2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema, 2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema Emeritus, 2002-
“Optic Antics The Cinema of Ken Jacobs”, Edited by Michele Pierson, David E. James and Paul Arthur, Oxford Univ. Press, May 2011
Films and videos shown worldwide, numerous grants and awards.