Studied at a local community college in Kansas where he developed and put together the first annual film festival exhibiting the works of local high school and college filmmakers. The festival is in its 9th year running.
In 2004 was named one of the top ten college filmmakers in the country through the Project Greenlight/Coca-Cola competition, "Refreshing Filmmaker's Award".
Before his final semester in the cinema program at the University of Southern California, he took a leave of absence to begin production on his first full-length feature film at age 23. Once principle photography was complete he returned and finished his remaining semester, obtaining his B.A. through the school of Cinema Arts.
Jonathan's work has won festivals around the world, his most recent short film, Home from War, will be completed this summer.
Name: Jonathan Dillon
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Director and Editor