Jon Pettersson

Jon Pettersson


Alingsås, Sweden

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October 2015
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About Jon

Jon Pettersson born 1982, is a Swedish filmmaker that was the youngest to ever be accepted into Sweden’s directing university. After his bachelor degree two of his short films was sold to TV. “John Hron” is Jon’s first feature film.

Director (5 credits)
2015 John Hron (Feature)
2008 A Walking Contradiction (Short)
2007 Skönheten a.k.a Beauty (Short)
2005 Badvakten a.k.a The Lifeguard (Short)
2005 Skuggan a.k.a The shadow (Short)


  • John Hron

    John Hron (2015)
    Film by Jon Pettersson (Drama) Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor The story takes place in the summer of 1995 outside of Gothenburg, Sweden, during the rise of Neo-Nazi violence that was sweeping across the country. The film "John Hron" is the true story about a teenager, his friends and family. John is caught up in defense of a student being bullied in school. As the conflict with the bully escalates it soon causes strain between John and his friends. While John is trying to win back his friends, the bully joins a violent Neo-Nazi gang. This also casts a long shadow over John's plans of a future motorcycle vacation with his girlfriend and his efforts in perusing to win the national canoeing championships. The conflict reaches to treats of murder and finally evolves to a nationwide interest. For his fearless and heroic actions John Hron becomes a well-known icon and has had a great impact on Sweden even to this day. Written by GLIMMER FILM

  • A Walking Contradiction

    A Walking Contradiction (2008)
    Film (short) by Jon Pettersson (Drama) Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

  • Skönheten

    Skönheten (2007)
    Film (short) by Jon Pettersson (Drama) Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

  • Badvakten

    Badvakten (2005)
    Film (short) by Jon Pettersson (Drama) Director, Writer, Editor

  • Skuggan

    Skuggan (2005)
    Film (short) by Jon Pettersson (Biography) Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

  • Drömmar

    Drömmar (2005)
    Film (short) by Michael Axelsson (Comedy) Cinematographer

  • Sug

    Sug (2003)
    Film (short) by Michael Axelsson (Drama) Sound department

  • Farväl

    Farväl (2002)
    Film (short) by Michael Axelsson (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • Hem ljuva hem

    Hem ljuva hem (2001)
    Film by Dan Ying (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man is dead and dump him on a roadside. The man survives, however, and returns home weeks later confined to a wheelchair probably for the rest of his life. How will each member in the family cope with this new situation? Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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