Jacobs, David Kent, 1937-

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David Kent Jacobs (born 1937) is a film director, producer, and screenwriter in Utah.

David Kent Jacobs graduated from Weber College with an Associate of Science and completed his Bachelor of Science at Brigham Young University 1961. He was part of the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Department and was involved in multiple productions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jacobs wrote his Master's thesis on "The History of Motion Pictures Produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" in 1967 to complete his Master's of Arts at Brigham Young University. Afterwards, he achieved his Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Utah.

Jacobs worked for the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Department for seventeen years and at Nu Skin Enterprises for seventeen years; at both entities he worked as a director and producer for film projects. During his time at the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Department he worked on films for both the University and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Projects he was involved with include "The First Vision," "The Mailbox," "Uncle Ben," and "Curtain Time USA." He was also involved with projects like the satellite broadcast for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' general conference and commercials for Brigham Young University.

From the guide to the David Kent Jacobs collection on Mormon films, 1955-1988, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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associatedWith Allen, Stephen B. (Stephen Brown), 1950- person
associatedWith Allred, Sharon W. person
associatedWith Anderson, Mary person
associatedWith Blaisdell, MaKee K., 1931-1988 person
associatedWith Brigham Young University. Program Bureau corporateBody
associatedWith Burch, William N. person
associatedWith Bybee, Klair, 1939- person
associatedWith Cameron, Melinda C. (Melinda Cummings), 1948- person
associatedWith Cheesman, Millie Foster person
associatedWith Christensen, T. C. person
associatedWith Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) corporateBody
associatedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints corporateBody
associatedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Department of Education corporateBody
associatedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Presiding Bishopric corporateBody
associatedWith DeHaas, Hans person
associatedWith Deseret Film Productions corporateBody
associatedWith Deseret Sunday School Union corporateBody
associatedWith Doxley, Debra person
associatedWith Engar, Keith person
associatedWith Evans, Richard Neil person
associatedWith Eyring, Henry, 1901-1981 person
associatedWith Fetzer, John B. (John Baer), 1911-2006 person
associatedWith Fletcher, Harvey, b. 1884 person
associatedWith Frederickson, Ron person
associatedWith Glade, Rebecca person
associatedWith Hale, Nathan, 1910-1994 person
associatedWith Hill, Armin J. (Armin John), 1912- person
associatedWith Jacobs, Rachel, 1970- person
associatedWith Jesus Christ person
associatedWith Johnson, Peter (Peter N.), 1944- person
associatedWith Jump, Gordon person
associatedWith Kahoilua, Naomi, 1949- person
associatedWith Kartchner, Ellen person
associatedWith Keith, Sherwood, 1912-1972 person
associatedWith Kinnear, John G., 1930- person
associatedWith Lewis, Louise, 1914-1996 person
associatedWith MCA Corporate Films corporateBody
associatedWith Monk, L. Jay person
associatedWith Newbold, Bruce person
associatedWith Pearson, Carol Lynn person
associatedWith Petersen, Stewart person
associatedWith Rosado, Dana person
associatedWith Ryan, Duane W. person
associatedWith Server, Eric, 1944- person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 person
associatedWith Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 person
associatedWith Sperry, Greg person
associatedWith Stay, Jesse E. person
associatedWith Stewart, Douglas, 1941- person
associatedWith Tatge, Lethe person
associatedWith Tingey, Joseph Willard person
associatedWith Urry, Francis L. (Francis Lester), 1908-1985 person
associatedWith Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977 person
associatedWith Wadsworth, Jon-Jon person
associatedWith Westberg, David, 1940- person
associatedWith Whitaker, Clair, 1928- person
associatedWith Whitaker, Scott person
associatedWith Whitaker, Wetzel O. person
associatedWith Wise, Frank S. (Frank Samuel), 1906-1996 person
associatedWith Young Ladies Retrenchment Society corporateBody
associatedWith Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association corporateBody
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Birth 1937-08-13

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