Awards & Notes of Distinction —
World Press Photo
Ochberg Fellow, The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
POV Hackathon Alumnus
Jake Price is an award winning filmmaker, photographer and immersive media producer. He is the recipient a 2018 Ochberg Fellowship at The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a recipient The World Press Photo's award for interactive media for his extensive work following the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, and Miyagi Prefectures in Japan.
Jake is a professor at The International Center of Photography where he teaches filmmaking and immersive media. He has taught at Columbia University and The New School and frequently presents his work at engagements throughout the world, most recently at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan, Teachers College at Columbia University and Wesleyan University.
Jake is available for select speaking engagements. To inquire about a possible appearance please use this link for all inquiries.
Since his work in Japan in 2011 he has been witness to Hurricane Sandy in New York, numerous floods just outside of his studio in Brooklyn and most recently Hurricane Harvey in Houston.
Having witnessed the devastation in Fukushima's exclusion zone has had a profound effect on Jake. He now dedicates his work to documenting programs that strengthen community bonds and focuses on projects that create, sustain and strenghten environmental systems throughout the world.