Jon began his movie career as an entertainment journalist. During this first phase of his career, he published over three hundred movie-related articles and interviews, and edited two books on the history of horror films.
Jon then moved into feature film production as a successful producer, director and screenwriter. Among his producing credits are American Nightmare, Suburban Nightmare, Hallow’s End, Odd Man Out, Nightmare Box, Living & Dying and Fall Down Dead. Of the later two, Living & Dying was released to the European theatrical market through Warner Bros. and domestically by HBO Video. Fall Down Dead also had an international theatrical release through Warner Bros., a U.S. limited theatrical release, and a television release via Lionsgate. As a Line Producer, Jon’s credits include King Cobra starring James Franco and Christian Slater, Jack Goes Home starring Rory Culkin, Lin Shaye, Nikki Reed and Britt Robertson, My First Miracle starring Sean Patrick Flannery, Ten starring China McClain, and most recently Pretenders, starring Jane Levy, Jack Kilmer, Juno Temple and Brian Cox, and directed by James Franco, and Shotgun starring Maika Monroe, Jeremy Allen White and Gina Gershon.
Jon is an Academy Award Semi-Finalist with his short film, Angela’s Body. Jon also produced the award winning steampunk short film The Mechanical Grave (currently playing on the Shorts International cable station worldwide) and line produced the web series Exposed for The WB.