1996 Press Kit: Cinematography

Jonathan is an alumnus of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His outstanding work earned him four NYU Dean's Awards for Cinematography for the following NYU Senior Thesis films: Tod Ciaciuch's Wherefore Art Thou Romeo?, Delaney Bishop's Endeavor More, Joe Mandarino's The Drum (which was also selected at the Munich Film Festival), and Kevin Jordan's Enter the Cypha. Just recently, Jon was 2nd unit cinematographer on the independent feature film The P/7/ (Cross Prods.; Dir: Razman de la Crackers).

Although Jon's main interest remains in narrative films, ne also finds time to film commercials for such companies as Mistic Iced Tea (Zooma Zooma Prods.; Dir: Todd Korgan), Mark Klein (Delirious Pictures; Dir: Joe Mandarine), and Frederique (Zooma Zooma Prods.; Dir: David Pina). He was second camera operator on the Nike commercial "Pirate" (Cinebar Prods.; Dir: Len Peltier).
Jon's work also includes several music videos for such artists as U96 ("Love Sees no Color", Delirious Pictures), MCJus ("8 Steps", Ozone Entertainment) and Karen Michaels ("Kool Fire", Kryptonite Prods.).

Jon has just finished filming a feature documentary in New York. He is now in Los Angeles working on a music video for VH1.