Jacob Aaron Estes

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Jacob Aaron Estes
Born 6 September 1972
Tulare County, California

Jacob Aaron Estes (born 6 September 1972) is an American screenwriter and film director.

Estes wrote and directed his feature debut in 2004 Mean Creek,.[1] 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.[2] His second film as writer/director came in 2013 The Details,[3] starring Tobey Maguire, Laura Linney, Ray Liotta, Dennis Haysbert, Kerry Washington and Elizabeth Banks.


  1. ^ Armstrong, Derek. "Review: Mean Creek". Allmovie. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Awards: Mean Creek". Allmovie. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen. NYTimes =Review: The Details http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/02/movies/tobey-maguire-stars-in-the-details.html?_r=1& =Review: The Details. Retrieved 1 November 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)