We have been committed throughout this entire process to present a film that is not only entertaining, but is also educational and an accurate representation of culture in New Orleans. Our team is totally inclusive and is representative by people of color as well as the LGBTQ community.
JONATHAN ISAAC JACKSON
Jonathan Isaac Jackson is a New Orleanian filmmaker and Managing Partner at The Colored Section. His first feature documentary, “Big Chief, Black Hawk”, has been nominated for Best Documentary by American Black Film Festival (2021) and the Black Reel Awards (2022), and was named the top Hollywood South film of 2021 by nola.com. Jonathan is currently pursuing his MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and continues to work on creating a cinematic language that can continue to bring the African Diaspora together by highlighting the celebrations of black communities as a connection to their ancestors as he continues his studies as a student of cinema.
PAUL V. FISHBACK
Paul Fishback’s filmmaking career began in Los Angeles and continued in his home state of South Dakota. With his brother James, he has produced award winning films in the U.S., Haiti, and Nicaragua, and their work has been featured on television, at international film festivals, in college classrooms, and at charity events. In 2013, their company hosted the sold-out Northern Voyage Film Festival in Brookings, SD. They have since produced multiple film events, premiers, and screenings. Paul graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado Boulder with a B.A. in Economics with a Business Emphasis, and also from The AFI Conservatory with an MFA in Producing.