Jonathan Sessions

Jonathan Sessions

Cinematographer and gaffer/lighting technician in Jenison, Michigan

About Jonathan

Name: Jonathan Sessions

Lives in: Jenison, Michigan

Occupation: Cinematographer and Gaffer/lighting Technician

Credits

  • The End of the Tour

    The End of the Tour (2015)
    Film by James Ponsoldt (Drama) Transportation department The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

  • Crowning Jules

    Crowning Jules (2015)
    Film by Shea Fontana (Family) Camera and Electrical Department Jules is a bright and sassy 17 year-old who desperately wants to leave her Midwestern family's alumni traditions behind, but to get to her once-in-a-lifetime Harvard admissions interview, Jules is forced to hitch a ride with her twin sister/nemesis, Madison, who is headed to a beauty pageant. Their road trip takes a turn when the teenage sisters unwittingly come into possession of a stolen jewel and are pursued by dangerous thieves.

  • Needlestick

    Needlestick (2015)
    Film by Steven Karageanes (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A desperate doctor locks down South Union Cardiac Hospital to keep the greatest discovery in human history to himself, while a young intern races to save a dying young dancer, his ex-girlfriend, and his best friend, and stop his mentor.

  • Rodeo Girl

    Rodeo Girl (2015)
    Film by Joel Paul Reisig (Family) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Urban Myths

    Urban Myths (2015)
    Film by Kim Marie (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department This is a story of a group of high school seniors that embark on a spring break camping trip, to investigate the myths they had been researching and leaning from their History Teacher. During their trip, they stumble on an old haunted Indian Burial ground and get more than they bargained for when some of the group start to vanish. This film showcases some of best Northern Michigan has to offer, along with an all start cast.

  • Land of the Outlaws

    Land of the Outlaws (2015)
    Television (Action, Sci-Fi and Western) Camera and Electrical Department It's 2064. It's been years since America has recovered from a viral pandemic that ruined the world, and the prohibition of remaining technology has been imposed. Lawmen now rule the land, but a Wild West mentality remains. Amidst the backdrop of one town's reform, a series of heists and murders threaten the Roxville Force's legacy. Enter the honest but troubled veteran, Deputy Curtis Ames. When he and his temperamental partner (Sonny 'Six Gun' Devlin) stumble upon a gang of corrupt lawmen, Curtis decides to bring them all to justice before he rides off into the sunset. In this knock down, shoot em' up post apocalyptic, western tale, Ames, Devlin and former lawman turned Southside leader, Utah Harjo, embark on a heroic journey to bring down the dirty lawmen and restore justice back to Roxville once again. Written by Colin Jett

  • The Funeral Guest

    The Funeral Guest (2015)
    Film by Matthew Kohnen (Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department A lonely girl seeks love, connection and family by crashing funerals.

  • Burst Theory

    Burst Theory (2015)
    Film by Zac Page (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A scientist at a remote facility questions the nature of a bird flu vaccine his team is studying when a colleague unexpectedly contracts the virus under suspicious circumstances. Soon, he discovers his worst nightmares are about to become reality - his life, and perhaps the lives of millions, are hanging by a thread. Hunting for the truth, he spirals into a grim conspiracy and is forced to question everything he once took for granted. Including his own sanity. Written by Joseph Scott Anthony

  • Division 19

    Division 19 (2015)
    Film by S.A. Halewood (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department 2039. Jails have been turned into online portals where the public gets to choose what prisoners eat, wear, watch and who they fight. So successful is Panopticon TV, it is about to be rolled out to a whole town, providing subscribers even more choice. Written by Anonymous

  • Pups United

    Pups United (2015)
    Film by Guy Distad (Family) Camera and Electrical Department A ragtag gang of international talking-dog mascots must save the day and foil the plot of villains planning to sabotage the Youth World Cup soccer finals.

  • Saugatuck Cures

    Saugatuck Cures (2015)
    Film by Matthew Ladensack (Comedy and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Drew and his best friend Brett set out on a road trip to pose as ex-gay ministers using exuberant high jinks to scam churchgoers, all in order to raise money for his mother's experimental cancer treatment.

  • Brew Dogs

    Brew Dogs (2015)
    Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Two Scottish brewers go around the world to accomplish various beer brewing challenges.

  • The Middle Distance

    The Middle Distance (2014)
    Film by Patrick Underwood (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Following his father's death, Neil--a wounded man who armors himself with an all-too-effective combination of work, whiskey, and women--journeys back to the Midwest for the first time in years to help sell the family home. When his younger brother, James, is unexpectedly called back to Chicago, Neil finds himself marooned in the house with Rebecca, James' fiancee, a wickedly smart, fiercely independent woman whose impressive facade matches Neil's in its power to mask the damaged, desperate spirit hiding beneath. Set against the bleak backdrop of wintry rural Michigan, The Middle Distance takes an honest, unsentimental look at adulthood, the meaning of family, the ache of nostalgia, and the peril and promise of two lost souls finding each other in the darkness.

  • Happy Ending

    Happy Ending (2014)
    Film by Raj Nidimoru (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department A confused writer goes on the search of inspiration for his next story and falls in love with a best seller author who doesn't believe in love.

  • Fear Clinic

    Fear Clinic (2014)
    Film by Robert Hall (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department A doctor works to cure patients suffering from crippling phobias by placing them inside his invention which induces and controls hallucinations.

  • A Matter of Faith

    A Matter of Faith (2014)
    Film by Rich Christiano (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A Christian girl goes off to college for her freshman year and begins to be influenced by her popular Biology professor who teaches that evolution is the answer to the origins of life. When her father suspects something happening, he begins to examine the situation and what he discovers completely catches him off guard. Now very concerned about his daughter drifting away from the faith, he tries to do something about it. Written by Rich Christiano

  • Horse Camp

    Horse Camp (2014)
    Film by Joel Paul Reisig (Family) Camera and Electrical Department When Kathy arrives at horse camp, she realizes that she must deal with Stacy, the resident mean girl. As competition heats up, Kathy learns to recognize the true value of real friendship.

  • Ashes of Eden

    Ashes of Eden (2014)
    Film by Shane Hagedorn (Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department An "Urban American Graffiti" tale of choices, consequences, redemption and faith all woven into a gritty framework of tested relationships.

  • The Waking Man

    The Waking Man (2014)
    Film (short) by Kyle Smead (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A man reels from the early-morning news of a nationwide tragedy.

  • Moths

    Moths (2014)
    Film (short) by Andy Fortenbacher (Adventure, Drama and War) Camera and Electrical Department While awaiting her father's return from the WW2 front lines, a 9-year-old girl helps the disfigured town outcast secretly nurture a rare breed of moths.

  • Kill Me... A Little

    Kill Me... A Little (2014)
    Film (short) by Godwin Jabangwe (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A novice hitman tries to fulfill the strange requests of his new client.

  • Vishwaroopam

    Vishwaroopam (2013)
    Film by Kamal Haasan (Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who apparently ends up in a wrong place that reveals Vishwanathan's true identity. Written by Sharath Chandra

  • Remotion: Prologue

    Remotion: Prologue (2013)
    Film (short) by Ryan Lieske (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Michelle, a young woman suffering from a debilitating eating disorder, discovers a drug that will end her suffering... If she's willing to pay the price.

  • America's Most Haunted

    America's Most Haunted (2013)
    Film by Chris Randall (Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department The crew of a popular ghost hunting show gets more than they bargained for when they come across a location that's actually haunted.

  • Purple Gang

    Purple Gang (2013)
    Film (short) by Joe Astro (Crime) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Oz the Great and Powerful

    Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
    Film by Sam Raimi (Adventure, Family and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. At first he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity-and even a bit of wizardry-Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well. Written by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

  • Fishing Lights

    Fishing Lights (2012)
    Film (short) by Ben Barker (Family and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department An old man, tired from life, is forced to return to his fishing. There a young boy stresses him into revealing the secret of his fish, bringing new-found glory in the old man's life.

  • Engraved on a Nation

    Engraved on a Nation (2012)
    Television by Tobin Long (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Little Creeps

    Little Creeps (2012)
    Video by Brad Leo Lyon (Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Long considered a mockery with his fellow professors Cordell (Robert Z'Dar) & Donnely (Dustin Diamond), professor Vern Drake (Joe Estevez) becomes obsessed with finding the Demonicron, a book said to open the gates of hell. Pushed over the edge after being fired by the dean (Lark Voorhies), professor Vern Drake begins his obsessive search for the Demonicron. Sure enough he finds the Demonicron and decides to conjure the demons found within the pages of the book to do his bidding and to get revenge on those who ridiculed him. However, when he only manages to translate half the words required to summon them, he only gets half size demons. Now the demons are anxious to prove that though they are half the size, they are double the trouble! Written by Brandon Sites - Big Daddy Horror Reviews

  • The Photograph

    The Photograph (2012)
    Film (short) by Joshua Weyhing (Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department While cleaning out his ex-wife's house with his son after she passes away, a recovering alcoholic finds a photograph that reminds him of the day that he began to hit rock bottom.

  • Showhouse Showdown

    Showhouse Showdown (2012)
    Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department

  • 7 Stones

    7 Stones (2012)
    Film by Tom Norton (Action and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Laura Brummels is determined to avenge the death of a young boy - a death she could have prevented, but didn't. It's placed her in a prison of guilt driven by her cooperation as a reporter with a political regime that's successfully corrupted her. Fallen from grace with the regime, Laura is sentenced to Aquila, where no one escapes and an annual monsoon floods the prison, eliminating everyone. And she discovers her chance to clear her conscience: One of the notorious guards is the young boy's killer. This is her chance to avenge the boy's death and relieve her guilt. But there's a surprise for her in the large cell where she's placed: another prisoner, Joseph, has survived the last flood and has been working to escape from Aquila before the next flood comes. He's devised a clever means of removing stones from the prison ceiling, but he can't do it alone. To succeed he must convince his new cell mate to abandon murder and choose to survive with him and escape. Written by 3rd Coast Film Partners

  • Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day (2012)
    Film (short) by Chad Miller (Comedy, Horror and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Sara's coming home early to surprise her husband, Tom, on Valentine's Day. Unfortunately, the real surprise is that Tom isn't alone.

  • Springfield and Summer Sausage

    Springfield and Summer Sausage (2011)
    Film (short) by Chris Kotcher (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Bobby Stevens, a young man with a strong passion and some peculiar habits, has finally quit his day job at the airport to chase his dream of becoming a writer... without any idea what he's doing. All he has now is a scribbled-up notebook, a post-it list of publishers, & what could be his last chance to truly become what he's always wanted to be. Written by Anonymous

  • Kid in a Candy Store

    Kid in a Candy Store (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Join Adam Gertler, the epitome of a big kid in a candy store, as he travels coast to coast and proves that some of the coolest, quirkiest and tastiest treats come from the world of sweets. In this six-episode series, he'll introduce us to the people and places creating whimsical confections and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. From wild and wacky twists on traditional favorites, like deep-fried cupcakes or sweet beet ice cream, to the most scrumptious and creative candy, cakes and frozen snacks in the country, this sweet joyride will make you feel like a kid again. Written by Anonymous

  • Horizontal Accidents

    Horizontal Accidents (2011)
    Film (short) by Tom Seidman (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A week in the life of two modern-day grave robbers. Boeve, a shady, charismatic funeral worker who talks the bereaved into burying their loved ones with precious (and pawn-able) mementos, and his partner Brandon, whose aimless life is shaken when a suicide jumper drops square onto his car. A dark, humorous tale of robbing the dead ... and rejoining the living. Written by Anonymous

  • Ice Brigade

    Ice Brigade (2011)
    Television by Neil Mandt (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Ice Sculptures LTD are the Ice Brigade. They spend each week creating the most elaborate and innovative ice sculptures for people parties and events.

  • All Things Fall Apart

    All Things Fall Apart (2011)
    Film by Mario Van Peebles (Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew A drama centered around a promising football running back during his senior year in college.

  • Non-Photo Blue

    Non-Photo Blue (2010)
    Film (short) by Michael Foxtrot Johnson (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Howie, an art-school dropout, is in a rut. He works the graveyard shift at a local pizzeria and does nothing to move his life forward. It takes a series of unfortunate and unlikely events over the course of two days to spark Howie into action and out of his life of lethargy. Written by Anonymous

  • The Darkroom

    The Darkroom (2010)
    Film (short) by Z. Eric Yang (Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department An old photographer's bitter battle with his estranged daughter during the transition to the digital age.

  • Flip

    Flip (2008)
    Film (short) by Scott Hatkow (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department What begins as the simple firing of a mentor, quickly turns into a game of deception and lies. Is what's said true? Is what's seen, real?

  • Volume 2

    Volume 2 (2006)
    Film by Killian McGregor (Fantasy and Thriller) Producer To understand the secret of a dead city, you must first experience the illusion. The city of Lake Memory, California has at long last been found by 5 scientists and they have 24 hours to solve the riddle of the city or become a permanent addition to the ever growing population of ghosts. Written by Killian McGregor

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