Jonathan Yudis

Jonathan Yudis

Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Maui, Hawaii

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September 2011
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About Jonathan

Jonathan Yudis is the president and creative director of Infinite Entertainment Now, a visionary media company based in Los Angeles and Maui, Hawaii.

Jonathan's feature film credits include Walt Disney's "Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World", "Columbus Day" (starring Val Kilmer), and the outrageous international cult comedy hit "Pervert!". His Television credits as a writer, producer, and director include shows for: Discovery Channel, Travel Channel ("Crime on the Move"), Court TV ("Badge of Courage"), and Spike TV's "Ren & Stimpy". His media campaigns have garnered multiple Telly Awards and include: "Peace in 5 Years" (2009) and "Christ in Gethsemane" (2011).

Jonathan was born and raised in Philadelphia where he developed his creative interests in acting, writing, and directing from a young age. He graduated with high honors on the Dean's list from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film and Television Production.

His NYU films played in festivals internationally and won various awards including: "Perpetual Descent" selected for Holocaust Remembrance Day, "Eclipse" (Producer) which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and won the Student Academy Award - Gold Prize. His film "Union" (Director/Writer/Producer) was an official selection at the Krakow International Film Festival and won 'Best Director' at the New York First Run Film Festival.

Jonathan was the commencement speaker and received his MFA from the Directing Discipline at the American Film Institute. His AFI thesis film "Spirit Rising" was a finalist at the Angelus Awards, won `Best Short Film' at the Firstglance and Atlantic City Film Festivals, and received distribution through Hypnotic Films. After his graduation from AFI, Jonathan was named a semi-finalist in the Chesterfield Writing Competition and completed "Hands", a feature documentary about the celebration of life at the Burning Man Festival.

Along with film making, Jonathan is a author, speaker, actor, artist, and yogi. He loves the outdoors and has backpacked extensively throughout the United States, India, Nepal, Tibet, and Peru. He has practiced Yoga since 1993 and is a certified Yogi Siromani that teaches Kundalini Yoga and the workshop "The Yoga of Film Making" at seminars and festivals throughout the United States. He lives every day with an attitude of gratitude!


  • Christ In Gethsemane

    Christ In Gethsemane (2011)
    Film by Infinite Entertainment Now Director/Producer/Writer

  • Peace In 5 Years

    Peace In 5 Years (2009)
    Internet by Infinite Entertainment Now Director

  • Columbus Day

    Columbus Day (2008)
    Film by Triggerstreet Productions Executive Producer

  • Pervert!

    Pervert! (2006)
    Film by Infinite Entertainment Director/Producer

  • Spirit Rising

    Spirit Rising (2001)
    Film by Infinite Entertainment Director/Writer

  • Eclipse

    Eclipse (1996)
    Film by Odessa Films Producer

  • Union

    Union (1995)
    Film by Yin Yang Productions Director/Producer/Writer


  • Telly Award "Christ In Gethsemane"

  • Telly Award "Peace In 5 Years"

  • Davey Award "Peace In 5 Years"

  • Communicator Award "Peace In 5 Years"

  • W3 Award "Peace In 5 Years"

  • Student Acadamy Award - Gold "Eclipse"


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