JA Digital

JA Digital was launched in 2009 because the founders Julie Jakobek and Andy Holland saw an opportunity to provide multiple skills across multiple platforms in a creative and cost effective way for the growing array of diverse clients who need content creating and media solutions.

Jakobek and Holland, two of the UK’s most experienced and well connected music, TV, DVD and digital producers joined forces to create a vibrant and dynamic company which draws from a highly talented team of creatives, technicians, production teams and crews whilst seeking out and nurturing new talent both on an off screen.

JA Digital prides itself on being an open and collaborative company, which has both great spirit and responsibility.

Our aim is always to provide cutting edge, creatively stunning films to all our partners and wide variety of clients which include brands, broadcasters, artists, agencies, record companies and digital partners.

 

Julie Jakobek  Managing Director & Executive Producer

Julie has over 23 years experience in TV, DVD and online productions. Before co-founding JA Digital, she was Head of Multi-Camera at Done & Dusted for a very successful 8 years. During this time she Produced and Executive Produced most of their multi camera events including Madonna in London, Coldplay in Sydney & Toronto, Amy Winehouse in London, Mika in Paris, Gorillaz in New York, Robbie Williams in Manchester & London, Simply Red in Havana plus many others.

A major player, Julie has been involved in numerous award-wining projects and has been Grammy nominated twice. A world renowned expert in large scale events, she has filmed all over the globe including the USA, UK, Europe, Syria, Australia, Cuba and Japan among others.

Julie also has substantial experience producing access documentaries including Eddie Irvine Living The Life (C4), Prince Naseem Little Prince, Big Fight (C4), Damon Hill Fight For Victory (DVD) plus the multi-award winning current affairs special Convoy To Moldova for the BBC.

jj@jadigital.tv

 

Andy Holland - Creative Director

Andy has over 18 years experience in producing youth and music productions. Before co-founding JA Digital, Andy developed and created a number of high profile projects for brands including New Kings of Rock ‘n Roll, a music series for Carling, Debutantes for C4 and Live@IndigO2 for ITV. He has also been the Music Producer on many high profile series including The Word (C4), The Jo Whiley Show (C4), The White Room (C4) and Videotech for ITV.
 
Andy has also exec produced a series of multi-camera single artist events including Mika, The Feeling, Amy Winehouse and Franz Ferdinand. As well as an impressive list of C4 specials for artists including Madonna, Mary J Blige, J-Lo, Eminem, Sharon Osbourne, Britney Spears and the White Stripes.

ah@jadigital.tv

 

Paul Dugdale – Director

Paul is JA Digitals lead multi-camera director and is exclusively represented by JA Digital. This collaboration has resulted in a fine year, which started by filming David Guetta on New Years Eve from Copacabana Beach, Rio in front an enormous audience of 2 million people. The film documents Guetta at the peak of his success with a rapturous audience of NYE revellers.

Over summer 2012, Paul and JA Digital filmed worldwide success, Coldplay on their live tour to produce a feature length cinema film and worldwide TV special, as well as their first live DVD in nine years. It includes documentary footage with each band member and two beautifully shot concerts in Montreal and Paris.

Paul and JA Digital have also just filmed multi award winning Emeli Sande at the iconic Royal Albert Hall for worldwide TV and DVD release in 2013.

Contact via jj@jadigital.tv

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