Jacob Kornbluth

co-founder, creative director
Inequality Media
Participates in 1 Session

Jacob Kornbluth is co-founder, with Robert Reich, of Inequality Media, a  501c3 that seeks to use short videos to explain complex issues through an economic lens.  Since 2015, Inequality Media has produced over 140 videos that have been viewed over 400 million times across social media platforms.  


Jacob has directed 5 feature films.  Two of those films, INEQUALITY FOR ALL and SAVING CAPITALISM, featured the work of Robert Reich.   INEQUALITY FOR ALL won the special jury prize for excellence in filmmaking at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival,  and was released theatrically by Radius / The Weinstein Company.  SAVING CAPITALISM was a Netflix Original film, and is nominated for a 2018 Emmy. 


Jacob has directed 3 films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.  In addition to INEQUALITY, there was HAIKU TUNNEL, a scripted comedy, and THE BEST THIEF IN THE WORLD, a scripted drama.  He was a fellow at the Sundance Screenwriting Labs twice, and the Sundance Directing lab once, and one of three North American finalists for the NHK New Filmmaker’s Award.  


In 2014 Jacob worked on the Showtime series about climate change, “Years of Living Dangerously”, that is executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Swartzenegger, and Jerry Weintraub.  His work on that show won an Emmy for Best Nonfiction Series. 

Sessions in which Jacob Kornbluth participates

Wednesday September 26, 2018

3:30 PM
3:30 PM