| Jacob Estes|
| Gretchen Lieberum|
| September 6, 1972 (age 43) (1972-09-06) Tulare County, California, U.S.|
screenwriter, film director
University of California, Santa Cruz
Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award
Mean Creek, The Details, Rings, Nearing Grace, 7 Minutes
Trevor Morgan, F Javier Gutierrez, Carly Schroeder, Scott Mechlowicz, Rory Culkin
Jacob Aaron Estes (born September 6, 1972) is an American screenwriter and film director.
Estes wrote and directed his feature debut in 2004, Mean Creek. In his first offering as writer-director, he gained critical acclaim, receiving nominations at various film festivals and winning the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award. His second film as writer/director came with the 2011 film The Details, starring Tobey Maguire, Laura Linney, Ray Liotta, Dennis Haysbert, Kerry Washington and Elizabeth Banks. Estes co-wrote the script of the horror sequel Rings, along with Akiva Goldsman and David Loucka.
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