Jay Arthur Sterrenberg

Jay Arthur Sterrenberg

Jay Arthur Sterrenberg is a Canadian-American documentary director, editor and cinematographer whose work has broadcast on PBS, HBO, NETFLIX and CNN, and has screened at festivals such as Sundance, Tribeca, Berlin & IDFA.  Documentary editing credits include Academy Award short-listed DARK MONEY (Dir. Kimberly Reed), Emmy winning TROPHY (Dir. Shaul Schwarz & Christina Clusiau), NARCO CULTURA (Dir. Shaul Schwarz), Tribeca award-winning UNTOUCHABLE (Dir. David Feige), Academy Award nominated REDEMPTION (Dir. Jon Alpert & Matt O’Neill) and Netflix Original AFTER MARIA (Dir. Nadia Hallgren).

Jay co-founded the Meerkat Media Collective in 2005 and has been a member-owner of the New Day Films documentary distribution cooperative since 2009. He edited, shot, produced and co-directed two of the collective’s feature length documentaries: STAGES and BRASSLANDS which have screened at over 50 festivals around the world. His short documentary PUBLIC MONEY (PBS) is an observed portrait of an experiment in participatory democracy in Meerkat’s home neighborhood of Sunset Park.

Featured Projects

Dark Money – Feature Documentary (Editor, Cinematographer)

Trophy – Feature Documentary (Editor)

Untouchable – Feature Documentary (Editor)

Brasslands – Feature Documentary (Director, Editor & Cinematographer)

Narco Cultura – Feature Documentary (Editor)

Stages – Feature Documentary (Director, Editor & Cinematographer)

Public Money – Short Documentary (Director, Editor & Cinematographer)