Producer / Director
United States Marine Corps Veteran (1992-1996)
Jody is an Award Winning Producer and a DGA Director.
Jody served in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1992 – 1996. He has performed as an Actor, Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator, and Military Technical Advisor on numerous Feature Films, Television Shows, Video Games. His resume includes feature films like “Captain America, The Winter Soldier”, “J. Edgar”, “G.I. Joe”, “Race to Witch Mountain”, “Transformers”, “Black Ops”, “Waist Deep”. TV shows like “Scandal”, “Justified”, “CSI Cyber”, “Grimm”, “Code Black”. Video Games like “The Order 1886”, “Call of Duty Black Ops”.
In 2001 Jody started Combat Casting, Inc. - the only casting company in Hollywood that represents REAL Military and Police Men and Women.
In 2008 Jody started Combat Media Group, LLC a production company that produces Interactive Training films for the US Army and Air Force, and has won several awards. In 2014 Jody produced / line produced the feature film “Street”.
Awards & Certificates
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival - June 2017
1st. Place Winner - Screenplay Short "In The Attic"
Davey Award - 2009
Gold Winner (x 2) for "US Army 360 Interactive Cultural Awareness"
Stevie Award at the American Business Awards - 2009
Winner for "US Army 360 Interactive Cultural Awareness"
Telly Award - 2009
Bronze Winner for "US Army 360 Interactive Cultural Awareness"
Telly Award (Documentary) - 2009
Bronze Winner for "No Ignoring Web Doc-u-series"
2016- UCLA Extensions Certificate in Directing
Awarded with Distinction
2016- UCLA Extensions Certificate in Producing Film & Television
Certificate of Appreciation - US Army TRADOC
for US Army 360 Interactive Cultural Awareness Training
Certificate of Appreciation - The National World War II Museum
Combat Casting, Inc. for casting real veterans on the film.