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NEW YORK, NY, May 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Joe Jay Jalbert, founder of NYC video production company Jalbert Productions International, has been inducted into the US Ski Team Hall of Fame. For over 40 years, Jalbert and his company have been international leaders in the creation of innovative, high quality video production.
Jalbert's Emmy Award-winning New York City video production company has over 800 sports video credits to its name, including 4 Official Olympic films and 14 FIS Championship official films. Its other accomplishments include filming product launches, US Ski Team television specials, documentaries, and commercials.
"From day one, we have always tried to get unique shots and capture different perspectives of sports," Jalbert said. JPI has have gained a reputation for striving for unique camera placement in order to film "the 'guts and glory' shot," which Jalbert says captures "the true sensation of sports and adventure."
Jalbert was inspired to launch his NYC video production company in 1969, while working as a cameraman and stuntman on the set of Downhill Racer, starring Robert Redford and Gene Hackman. Redford said of Jalbert: "Skiing cameraman, stuntman, and spark plug to our film; Joe Jay was all of these."
Though he calls his work with JPI "the crowning jewel" of his long career, Joe had an equally inspiring earlier career as a skier. As a four-time member of the Junior National's team he skied with the US Ski Team and was a captain of the University of Washington's Ski Team for four consecutive years.
Joe Jay Jalbert was born in 1945 in Mullan, ID. He began learning how to ski at the age of 5, which set him on the path that would lead to the creation of his New York City video production company. "I have been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to capture the human drama sports evokes and help these very deserving athletes tell their stories."
About the Company:
Jalbert Productions Inc. is an NYC video production company that has been a leader in film production techniques since 1970. As experts in groundbreaking sports cinematography, they have produced award-winning sports programs, series, documentaries, and commercials. JPI seeks talented filmmakers who believe that they should never have to compromise on effectiveness or vision. For more information please visit http://jalbertfilm.com.
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