Jesse Feldberg, is a veteran of the US Coast Guard, and a writer, director, actor, and cinematographer based in New York City. In 2016 he began studying acting at Studio 105 under the tutelage of Steven Nelson in Long Beach, CA. His latest short film “Dreidel” about a Jewish gangster hitman will be taking the film festival circuit by storm. His upcoming work focuses on Jewish characters both past and present. Other short films include: "Two Spies" which had a successful film festival run, and "4th & Olive" a documentary about a disabled veteran restaurateur, which was nominated at the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival. In 2019 he produced, wrote, and directed a film noir influenced play "Silver Bullet" for the Hollywood Fringe Festival and in 2022 he returned with “Cinematic Love” a story about two filmmakers reconnecting. He is developing a a film noir feature about a down on her luck screenwriter that will go into production in 2023. He teaches film at Stony Brook University, and when not looking through a viewfinder, writing, or holding a boom pole, he can be found racing sailboats on the Hudson River with his father.