Private Project

This Is Market Street

Market Street, San Francisco's grandest street, is a destination the world over because it truly is 'the heart of the city'. In the near future, designers and planners will attempt to redesign Market Street to meet the growing needs of a 21st-century city with the 'Better Market Street' project, a major design and public works project initiated by the City of San Francisco. 'This Is Market Street' catalogs the many voices of Market Street before the redesign ushers in a new reality for San Francisco.

  • Darryl Jones
  • Darryl Jones
  • Eliot Rose
    Original Music
  • DASH Studio
    Motion Graphics
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles New Urbanism Film Festival
    United States
    October 10, 2015
Director Biography - Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones is a filmmaker, producer and the co-founder of the production company High Dive, which specializes in short films and music videos. Two of High Dive's short films, HI, FRIENDS! and A SON'S WEDDING, are currently on the 2024 festival circuit. High Dive's first feature film, RUTHIE JOINS A DEATH CULT, is currently in development.

Getting his start as an indie filmmaker in college, Darryl has since worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and is now based in North Carolina, where he grew up. As a writer/director, Darryl has made two short films, SURPRISE ME and ALL OF THIS!!!

He works as both a producer for High Dive, and as a freelance producer for film and video projects nationwide.

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Director Statement

This project is about place and the stories of those places. In my first documentary, "This Is Market Street", I am trying to showcase the voices of everyday citizens and visitors alongside designers and planners in a way that will give the audience an impression of that place, in this case Market Street in San Francisco.

Cities change on both monumental and minute scales, and documentary film captures that change and can teach us about our environment in ways that we can't always see on our own.