Jiakai Lou

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Jiakai Lou, known as JK, is a documentary filmmaker based in Missoula, Montana. He is also an award-winning visual journalist.

JK was born and raised in Zhejiang, China. He decided to explore the American West after high school and started his journey at the University of Montana. He graduated in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

JK has spent the last few years observing American culture first-hand from behind camera lenses. He believes he is part of the next wave of young filmmakers who long to create compelling cinematic stories and meaningful work surrounding conservation, art, and outdoor culture.