a VISUAL STORYTELLING company EST. 2008 SKY ORCHID - music video AWARD WINNING FILMS BANGERS - music video GOD'S FIRST NAME - short narrative COMMERCIALS, NARRATIVES, CORPORATE and BEYOND INNOVATION and STYLE I GETS NO SLEEP - experimental short OVER 150 COMMERCIALS, MUSIC VIDEOS, SHORTS AND ONE KICK-ASS INDIE FEATURE FILM

BeatWatch = Audio / Visual

Over a decade of innovative film making

JD Ferenc has been directing and producing award-winning music videos and short films for over ten years before completing an MFA in Creative Producing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Born and raised in Boston, MA, he started his career in Southern California before moving to New York City for the last decade.

In 2016 he directed and produced the shoestring indie feature, Corinthian Leather, which received awards and nominations at several Hispanic film festivals. His passion for the marriage of music and film led to the creation of his film company Beatwatch Films in 2008. Since then he has directed over 60 music videos and dozens of narratives.

While at Columbia, he has produced the short films Family Politics, Heaven’s Hotline,God’s First Name, Take5! and his thesis film High Strung directed by Austin Hsieh. 

JD has directed over 100 projects including music videos, short films, commercials and a super sweet indie feature.

Producer
Producer

As a producer, JD has collaborated with amazing talent, produced for others and self-produced many projects.

From cameras to software, JD has worked with them all as a DP and editor for the majority of his music videos and feature film.

Since 2008

Making History