A Tale Well Told

Kraken Rum

Jared Knecht is a multidisciplinary director with a background in writing and cinematography.

Originally hailing from Youngstown, OH, Jared’s work is marked by his curiosity, free spirit, and passion for adventure. Jared has been honored with an AICP, One Show, and YDA award for his PSA for Face The Music. His short film, “Imposter” is currently making it’s festival circuit to be released soon.

From a young age, Jared pursued filmmaking by creating videos for non-profit organizations. A self-taught filmmaker, Jared moved to New York and moved up through the ranks. He recently has directed spots for Toyota, RIMOWA, Adidas, Google and others. Tribeca Film Festival’s “See Yourselves in Others” campaign was featured in the New York Times and received Creativity pick of the day. He was also featured in SHOOT Online’s New Directors Showcase. As a filmmaker, Jared is dedicated to bring out unflinching emotional honesty in his work.