Jordan Backhus is a New York based filmmaker and producer creating content for some of today’s leading names in fashion, art, and culture.
Most recently, Jordan was Global Director of Content & Creative Media at Elite Model World, where he was responsible for launching and implementing its first-ever in-house content vertical, Elite Creative, leveraging the agency’s intimate relationships with talent and brands to build compelling narratives for native advertising and media partnerships.
Formerly, Jordan was a Creative Producer and director at WME|IMG, where he worked with a innovative digital team in building the company’s new OTT channels (e.g. UFC, Frieze, PBR, ELeague, Miss Universe) and creating its original content across connected platforms. He is a founding member of WME’s first original OTT network with Apple, Inc., Made to Measure (M2M), a premium fashion-arts network, and is director, producer, and writer on a variety of M2M’s branded and original content. He was previously in-house filmmaker at Steven Klein Studio.
A seasoned and talented digital storyteller, with proven success in launching and carrying out large scale campaigns and extensive in-field experience with video and emerging digital technologies, Jordan is set on transforming the way that we communicate and express ourselves, changing the way in which we experience and understand important stories and ideas.