Jake McCoy is a highly skilled writer & filmmaker with over 10 years of experience.
In 2014, Jake was asked to write and direct an advertisement for Burger King to promote the return of one of their popular menu items. Shortly after, Jake was chosen by the Walt Disney Company to help promote their theme park: Walt Disney World. He was sent to the parks and asked to come up with a creative way to promote the park on film. He did fun interviews with the guests and the response was great!
Jake's relationship with the Walt Disney Company continued after they acquired Maker Studios, a company Jake was partnered with as a talent.
In May of 2015, Maker Studios sent Jake to Singapore as an ambassador for digital media as a part of 'Maker Bootcamp.' 'Maker Bootcamp' was a program designed to help teach the locals in Singapore how to create and profit off videos they post online, mainly YouTube. Jake spoke on a panel and answered questions. He also worked with the students of the program and helped them brainstorm new ideas they could work on.
In August 2015, Jake received an opportunity to direct and co-write a television project for Disney XD. The project was fully funded and produced by the Walt Disney Company and Jake was responsible for balancing the budget, assembling a cast and crew and finding the most affordable place to film. The project was filmed in Atlanta. Jake was also in charge of editing the project. He was given 3 months to edit the episode and create trailers used to promote the project. It currently has over 70,000 views on YouTube and the response was great!
Jake is currently optioning two films, Eight Ball and The Relict. Eight Ball is expected to begin filming in Spring 2020 with The Relict not far behind.
Jake in Singapore in 2015 on a panel about how to maximize your YouTube channel
Legend of Snow Figure
After their friend is killed by a supernatural monster, three friends try to avenge their late friend by finding out how to stop it. In this Sci-Fi Thriller Comedy, Jake McCoy, Nick Ingrassia and Nick Palazzo find out what friendship really means.
Funded by Network Entertainment
After an embarrassing video of Ian and Aaron goes viral on the internet, the brothers find themselves being constantly watched for their next big stunt. On top of that, they're starting high school and realize just how tough being a teenager can be!
Funded by the Walt Disney Company
Walt Disney World Interviews
In 2015 Jake was asked to spend a week in Orlando promoting Walt Disney World, he decided to interview park guests and ask them some trivia questions. Jake and the park guests had a lot of fun making this hilarious video!
Funded by the Walt Disney Company
Eight Ball is a film written and directed by Jake McCoy that is currently being optioned by producer Carlos Velazquez. The film is set to star David Lambert from the ABC Family show, the Fosters. Eight Ball is currently in pre-production and is expected to being shooting in Spring of 2020. Jake has prepared a rip reel to share his vision for the film.
Created in 2012, Jake McCoy Network, (The Network) became a major claim to fame for everyone involved. It originally started as a YouTube channel for comedy sketches but turned into a production company that earned opportunities from multiple companies such as: the Walt Disney Company, Burger King, Audible by Amazon, Wikia and Maker Studios. The channel has over 500,000 views and 4,500 subscribers!
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Jake began taking film production seriously in 2007 and has done it professionally since 2012.
Between the hundreds of sketches and larger productions, Jake has completed over 100 films.