Jay Arthur Sterrenberg


Jay Arthur Sterrenberg

Jay Arthur Sterrenberg is a Canadian-American documentary director, editor an cinematographer whose work has broadcast on PBS, HBO, and CNN, and has screened at festivals such as Sundance, Tribeca, Berlin & IDFA.  Documentary editing credits include DARK MONEY (Sundance, 2018), TROPHY (CNN Films, 2017), Tribeca award winning UNTOUCHABLE  (2016), NARCO CULTURA (Cinedigm, 2013), Academy Award nominated REDEMPTION (HBO, 2013), and Emmy Nominated SECTION 60 (HBO, 2008).

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 (New Day Films, 2010) and BRASSLANDS (The Orchard, 2013) which have screened at over 50 festivals around the world. His short documentary PUBLIC MONEY 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)