Jacob Lacuesta is a freelance video producer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jacob began commercial work during his teen years, producing event videos and at one point an audition tape for a "please-save-my-restaurant" TV show. He is currently employed by the UC Davis Department of Asian American Studies.
In 2016, Jacob was contracted by Freshi Media to teach basic video game programming to primary and secondary school children. He later went on to represent the company in Northern California, representing at marketing events, public speeches, and meetings with city recreation officials. In 2017 and 2018, Lacuesta created and taught a smartphone-based film production class with Diablo Valley College Community Education.
Jacob received his associate in arts in Film, Television, and Electronic Media at Diablo Valley College in 2018. He is currently a senior at the University of California, Davis double-majoring Cinema Digital Media, Communication with emphasis on Information Communication Technology, and a minor in Asian American Studies. He also attended the University of California, Berkeley.
His research spans an array of interest including but not limited to micro-personalized cinema, technologies of affect, data colonialism, and the anime community.