Jake started his directing career by making martial arts training DVDs for a publishing house in Chichester. He went on to win the Young Directors Award at Cannes just shortly after becoming a 'serious' director. From there he went on to make the opening film for the Saatchi young directors showcase in Cannes the following year. His work engages the fantastical and balances brilliantly stylized set design and humor into a blend that he has developed into a voice that is uniquely his own. His film “With Hollie” was viewed over 10 million times in the first week of its release online and it has been downhill for Jake ever since.