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Jesse LoCascio

Video Services Technician


Today's Research for Tomorrow's Oceans


Jesse began his career in 2012 in New York City, working as an assistant and operator in the camera department of various independent films, documentaries, and commercials. Over the years, his camera work has been featured on The Discovery Channel, The Travel Channel, A&E, MTV, VH1, and as well at the Sundance Film Festival, the Cannes Film Festival, and South by Southwest. In addition to his film production experience, he has also worked as an AV Coordinator and Projectionist, overseeing numerous live events and performances for art house venues. In 2019, he was featured and profiled in the New York Times and Yahoo Finance, highlighting his work as a 35mm film projectionist in the digital age. 

After moving to Florida in 2023 with his wife and daughter, he immediately knew that he wanted to be a part of Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. He couldn’t be more thrilled to have joined their team, and he looks forward to bringing his talents and boundless passion to their mission and vision.


B.A. Film & Video Production, The School of Visual Arts