After graduating Art School in Sydney, Australia, Jonathan Nixon moved to the USA and formed Point Of View Films, Inc. in 1988. Under the Point Of View Films banner he produced, directed and photographed national television commercial projects for clients such as Disney World, Budweiser, Eckerd Drugs, Coca Cola, CineMax, America On Line, Motorola, Bacardi, Colgate and The New York City Visitor’s Bureau.
His feature film credits include: “Baby Geniuses” for Columbia Pictures, “Red Serpent” for Tri Coast Studios, and “The Order,” “Derailed,” and “Prozac Nation” for Millennium Films. As well as the feature documentaries “Overnight” and “Pipe Dreams.”
Mr. Nixon moved into episodic television with “The Worlds Most Dangerous Jobs” for CBS, and “Americas Most Wanted” and “Courage” for FOX. Mr. Nixon was then called on by MTV for “Taildaters” and “Burned,” as well as several network pilot projects for BET and E! Entertainment.
Mr. Nixon teaches Film and Television Production classes for UCLA Extension Film School and Valencia Community College Film Programs. He is also a faculty member for The Young Filmmakers Academy based in Los Angeles, CA., and has developed the XP Media Boot Camp, a 2-day intensive film school that he teaches across the country.
Jonathan Nixon recently produced and directed two one-hour television documentary specials: “The History and Traditions of Mardi Gras” and “Antoine’s: The Oldest Family Owned Restaurant in America.” He is currently developing a series of television specials including: “Modern Day Prophets,” “Dreams & Visions,” “City Of Angels” and “Portals To Heaven.”
Name: Jonathan Nixon
Lives in: Phoenix, Arizona
Occupation: Cinematographer, Director, Editor and Producer