Hey, I'm Jonathan!

Los Angeles, California

Ever since I began filmmaking, I knew I wanted to make films that could help at least one person watching feel less alone. This was the power that filmmaking had on me when I was young, and I wanted to continue it by using magical realism in my various characters' journeys. I've had films featured at numerous festivals around the world, garnering acclaim as an up-and-coming filmmaker. Beyond that, I've made it a point to promote diversity within media, which is an ideal I hold to my work with Geeks of Color and The First Few Podcast. Whether a writer, director, or 1st assistant director, I make sure my work is consistent and efficient, producing an end product that is up to the standards I hold myself to.

I have a lot of love for people and a huge fascination with humanity as a whole that fuels my storytelling. I will be using Seed & Spark to help those I achieve their goals and promote my own projects that need support.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

The Uncredited

Williamstown, Massachusetts Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A young actress is persuaded to show a found footage film she was in as a teenager, only too reveal that it holds a dark secret to her past.


This project got the green light!

When Our Neighborhood Burned

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary, Drama

At the height of a riot, not many stop & think about the long term effects on their community. For some, the after effects are everlasting.


This project got the green light!

A Sparrow Cries At Night

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

Following a family tragedy, a crafty boy searches for his brother, but instead encounters a sinister man who magically erases problems.


This project got the green light!

Till Morning

New York City, New York Film Short

When Julia can't pay for her tuition, she has to choose between surrendering to her conservative family and selling herself to a stranger.


This project got the green light!

Cardboard Castles

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

Short film about a non-binary teenager attempting to kill their childhood imaginary friend, hoping to understand their adulthood and self


This project got the green light!


Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A young man named Joseph murders a seemingly innocent person. Through flashbacks, we learn of Joseph's side of the story and his reasoning.


This project got the green light!

Scouts Honour

Los Angeles, California Film Short

A missing scout leader's perfect world is threatened when his troop has the chance to return home after five years of living in the woods


This project got the green light!

Frank & Emmet

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Life-long friends sit down to have a much-needed conversation and address the one thing they've never discussed: One of them is a puppet.


This project got the green light!

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