Jed Rosenberg is a filmmaker based in NYC, but with proud roots in Pittsburgh.

After graduating from NYU-Tisch in 2008, Jed began directing, producing, and editing music videos for artists including Talib Kweli, Raekwon, K’naan, Pharoahe Monch, and Chuck D. In 2010, he co-founded Brood Baby, a production company focusing on commercials, short-form documentaries, and branded content.

Jed currently works for Bloomberg’s digital video team where he produced the Emmy-nominated series “Hello World.” Most recently, he finished his first feature documentary, “System Shock,” about the invention of the MP3 file format and its disruption of the music industry. It will be released in early 2018.

Hello World – “Chile” *Emmy nominated* Hello World – “Chile” *Emmy nominated*
Hello World – “Japan” Hello World – “Japan”
Hello World – “Mojave Desert” Hello World – “Mojave Desert”
R.A. The Rugged Man – “People’s Champ” R.A. The Rugged Man – “People’s Champ”
Talib Kweli feat. Raekwon – “Violations” Talib Kweli feat. Raekwon – “Violations”

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Hilary Rosen, CEO of RIAA (1998-2003) , Talks About Music Industry During Napster Era

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 | No Comments

A super thank you to Hilary Rosen for taking the time to talk with me! Hilary was the CEO of the RIAA from 1998-2003 (during the explosion of music piracy.) she was the face of the industry at a time when that wasn’t especially cool. She received enough death threats that she had to start […]

Underground Rap Legend, Benefit, Tells His Story For the First Time Ever

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 | No Comments

The Real Story of Underground Rap Legend, Benefit, Will Finally Be Told! Jed and Benefit via @BroodBabyJed If you listened to hip-hop in 1999/2000 AND downloaded music using Napster, it’s likely you’re at least somewhat familiar with hip-hop’s biggest mystery, Benefit. If you visit his website ( you’ll find a bio that points to, […]

Ghostface and His Swimming Pool Problem

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 | No Comments

At some point or another you may have wanted to buy a glass-bottom swimming pool. And i get it. But not so fast, Michael Phelps. My buddy Ghostface Killah and I made a little animated squiggly video to help explain why that might be an unwise decision. I also made some other rap animation videos […]

Lemonade was a Popular Drink

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 | No Comments

And it still is. I’m creating a series of short animated videos centered around rap lyrics. If you have any suggestions, shoot me an email! This is a classic line by Guru of Gang Starr from the song “DWYCK” featuring Nice & Smooth.

Merry Christmas and a Happy Solstice

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 |
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Here’s a quick video Christmas card I made: I did the majority of the animation in Photoshop. If you have any questions about how I did it, feel free to shoot me a message. Jed

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