JacktheZipper (born in New York, United States) is an American pornographic film director and owner of Clockwork Pictures and Cobra Films. He was a tattoo artist prior to taking on the porn industry. He has won the AVN Award three times for Best Director and Best Film: in 2004 for StuntGirl in 2005 for Squealer and in 2006 for Blacklight Beauty. Following the success of StuntGirl, he signed an exclusive production contract with Hustler Video. He names Salvador Dalí, Andrew Blake and Stanley Kubrick as his influences. He is also a fine artist, photographer, and musician.