Cave Puppet Films

Story / Character / Versatility

About Us


Left to right: Rob Jacobsen, Chris Walker, and Jen Znack on the set of Skinner.
Photo Credit: Karli Kendall.

We are an independent Canadian film studio that believes there is no substitute for a good story. Whether we are producing a feature-length drama, a short comedy, or a promotional video for a client, we always ensure that storytelling is the foundation of the project.


The people


Photo Credit: Mark Bilodeau

Rob Jacobsen

Creative Director

Rob is  an actor, writer, and director, and one of Cave Puppet's co-founders. After finishing his MA in Creative Writing at the University of New Brunswick, Rob decided to channel his degree into something productive - Cave Puppet was the result.


Photo Credit: Mark Bilodeau

Jen Znack

Managing Producer

Jen Znack is an actress, model, and producer who first encountered Cave Puppet Films when she was cast as the lead in the short film Skinner, for which she was nominated for the Best Actress award at the Independent Days Film Festival in Germany. Jen came on as Managing Producer in 2017, with her first major project being the pilot episode of D.O.P.E., which she co-created, produced, and starred in.