In addition to being a filmmaker and educator, Jack Beck has worked as a cinematographer, videographer, editor, screenwriter, story editor, radio DJ, sound engineer, recordist, and boom operator.
Jack's films & videos have collectively garnered 200+ screenings in festivals, galleries, theatres, universities, tours, and TV. International screenings include: Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Costa Rica, the Philippines, and Italy.
In 2002, Jack went to Panama to shoot digital video of the courtship display of the Golden-Collared Manakin, and in 2005 he ventured north to the Hudson Bay to film polar bears. He has taught study abroad courses in Paris and Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Jack enjoys Canadian lakes, competitive curling, and baseball.