Jonathan Rola

Jonathan Rola

Director, editor and screenwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Jonathan

Filmmaking, the way I see it: When one begins the journey that is filmmaking they have no preconceived notion of the kinds of problems and pitfalls that will materialize along the way. This brings to mind the term guerrilla filmmaking, which is a term I’m very familiar with. It’s also used to describe a group of rebel filmmakers who will do whatever it takes to tell their story. Some, like me, begin with a short film and gain experience – learning along the way. I truly hope that people will feel and appreciate my work. It is, after all, our responsibility as filmmakers to provide quality films that will move and inspire others.

I hope my films will demonstrate that life has real meaning and purpose. That despite all the conflict and pain, it's not a mistake. That in the end it was all worth it somehow.

~ Jonathan

Name: Jonathan Rola

Lives in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Director, Editor and Screenwriter


  • The Matter With Clark

    The Matter With Clark (2008)
    Film by Iano Films Writer/Director

  • Sons Of Italy

    Sons Of Italy (2006)
    Film by Sunstar Productions Director

  • Safe As Milk

    Safe As Milk (2004)
    Film by Lola Productions Writer/Director


  • NYFF

  • FIAF

  • NYFF


  • Albright College (Reading, PA)

  • Temple University, Department of Film and Media Arts (Philadelphia, PA)

Desert Island Movies

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