Jacob Aaron Estes
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Jacob Aaron Estes
Tulare County, California, USA
Birth date
September 6, 1972
Director, Screenwriter
Notable Roles
Mean Creek
Nearing Grace
The Details

Jacob Aaron Estes is an American director and screenwriter.

Estes wrote and directed his feature debut, a short film called Summoning, in 2001. With 2004's Mean Creek, his second offering as writer-director, he gained critical acclaim, receiving nominations at various film festivals and winning the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award. That same year he wrote the screenplay for Rick Rosenthal's Nearing Grace, which he adapted from the Scott Sommer novel.

In 2012 he has written and directed The Details starring Tobey Maguire, Ray Liotta, Laura Linney and Dennis Haysbert which is a follow-up to his film Mean Creek. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

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