Jesse Borkowski is an award-winning filmmaker with extensive production, distribution, and marketing experience.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Elon University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Animation from Rochester Institute of Technology.
He is a nationally recognized Princess Grace Award recipient, a Jury Prize winner at the Szeged International Super8 Film Festival, and a First Place winner at the After Hours Film Festival. His work has been awarded eight Telly Awards in the categories of Viral Video, Social Issues, Social Responsibility, Use of High-Definition, Editing, Recruitment and Use of Humor.
His feature length film Real Value is an award-winning economics documentary that delivers a refreshing meditation on how business can be used to create value beyond profit; connecting motivational stories from social entrepreneurs working in agriculture, apparel, insurance, and biofuel, with the captivating science behind our perception of value from world-renowned professor of psychology and behavioral economics, Dan Ariely. The film was an official selection of The South African Eco Film Festival, The Sustainable Living Film Festival, has over 400,000 views on YouTube, and has screened dozens of times internationally.
In total, his work has received over two million views on YouTube and he has worked on projects featuring a number of high-profile celebrities including Christopher Guest, Steve Vai, Joe Perry, Chick Correa, Bob Weir, Pat Metheny and Gary Burton.