Shawn Jackson is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, where he majored in Screen Arts and Cultures. He came to Michigan as a transfer student from Washtenaw Community College where he studied Video Production. Before that, Shawn spent ten years working in the IT industry, working for companies like Dell and Borders, before deciding to return to school. In 2008, Shawn earned a Michigan Emmy Award for his sixty second public service announcement on fracking. He has written or directed approximately two dozen short films, and is currently in the process of writing his third full length script.