Editor Stephen Jess has joined Cut+Run. Belfast-born Jess began his career at The Mill London before moving to the U.S. where he honed his gift for storytelling. He enjoyed successful tenures at Lost Planet and the Whitehouse before becoming a founding partner at WAX. A longtime Brooklynite, his work has taken him around the world from Brazil to Japan. Based out of Cut+Run New York, he will be available on location and throughout the Cut+Run network.
Jess’ gift for uncovering authentic human moments shines through in his projects for Google, AT&T, Subaru, and American Express. He received wide acclaim for the feature documentary, Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts, directed by Academy Award®-nominated Scott Hicks. In addition to short and long-form narratives, Jess’ passion for portraits and storytelling is evident in his still photography. He finds inspiration at the International Center For Photography (ICP) and on the More