The Fort Worth Film Commission is proud to work with an array of talented companies and individuals who call our city home. We hope you enjoy our spotlight blog series as you get to know local producers, directors, writers, cameramen, consultants, marketing professionals and members of the creative industry.
Spotlight On: Warren Cook
Warren Cook currently serves as Creative Director for Jamison Advertising Group, or JAG Productions, a company he has been with for more than 20 years. He also is involved with Fort Worth Funky, a group passionate about sharing the stories of those unique to “Funky Town” through video and photography. His specialty is creating mini documentaries.
FWFC: What do you enjoy most about being part of the production industry?
WC: Meeting interesting people and telling their story as honestly as I can. Reflecting back to them what I see when I interview, whether it’s weird, wonderful or beautiful—but the truth is what I am going for. Love it.
FWFC: How did you get your start in the industry?
WC: I was born in to it.
FWFC: What was your favorite project so far and why?
WC: So many around the country, but I loved filming for my Fort Worth Funky project Salty Dog Tattoo.
FWFC: What are you currently working on?
WC: Working on a documentary on a punk musician in jail up in Denton for trying to rob a bank. So many stories on this one.
FWFC: What advice would you give to aspiring filmmakers/producers or those who want to get started in Fort Worth?
WC: Make something beautiful. Add something beautiful to your community and to this life.
To learn more about what Warren does in our community check out www.fortworthfunky.com, where his Salty Dog Tattoo video is posted. You can also keep up the organization on Facebook and Instagram @FortWorthFunky. Video samples from JAG Productions are available at vimeo.com/jagpro.