The UK national grew up in Hong Kong, graduated from the master research program (The Art of Impact) at Stockholm University of the Arts. Jackel was a two-times nominee in 2014 & 2016 from the well-known BAFTA scholarships competed with other candidates all over China regions.
His directed short films were screened in tremendous international film festivals and broadcast on-air in various countries. His debut feature (Falling Grief) is in the final stage of post-production.
With multi-national background influences, Jackel likes crossover style between east and west rather than restricting himself in a box of stereotypes from any particular race or country.