Hey, I'm Jonathan!

San Anselmo, California

Jonathan Knight, is a filmmaker and Visual Effects supervisor. With 15 years experience in Visual Effects for film this is Jonathan's first project in the role as Director. He has extensive experience in on-set production as a VFX Dept. Head and has worked with acclaimed directors such as Sam Mendes, Paul King, Marc Forster, and Louis Leterrier. Growing up in Cambridge, MA he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has recently become aware and intensely interested in his family's past in the South and involvement with slavery.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Nobody's Home

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

The child of a broken household escapes to the darkest corners of his imagination. A 1960s family drama gets surreal.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Bricks

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Documentary

As one of millions displaced by the South Sudanese civil war, Shamira (14) recounts her escape from violence...and her hope to return home.

81%

This project got the green light!

I Am A Banana

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary, Family

After uprooting their lives and emigrating from their home country, these families struggle to keep touch with each other as they are expose

107%

This project got the green light!

SIMMER: A Documentary Series

New York City, New York Series
Documentary

SIMMER tackles the toxic gender discrimination in the food industry by highlighting women's experiences and the power in their strength.

90%

This project got the green light!

Headshots

Toronto, Canada Series
Comedy, Satire

Headshots is a comedy series set in a photo studio. Each episode features a new character getting their picture taken for a bizarre reason.

100%

This project got the green light!

Nuestro Camino

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Biography, Drama

In 1971, Alejandro acquired fake passports to cross the Tijuana border, but when his family gets torn apart, he must fight to reunite them.

83%

This project got the green light!

Ellavut Cimirtuq [our world is changing]

Sebastopol, California Film Feature
Documentary, Nature

In the sinking villages of rapidly warming Alaska, people stand their ground.

89%

This project got the green light!

P's in a Pod

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

Best friends, Pete and Polly, attempt to navigate identity, sex, the MTA & more in this comedy web series.

82%

This project got the green light!

Miracle Baby

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A congressman’s wife sets the stage on her cheating husband for a night of revenge, rage, revelations, and one unspeakable act.

122%

This project got the green light!

Evan

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

What would you pray for if the heavens were listening?

100%

This project got the green light!

Bury Me Not

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Western

In order to protect a dangerous secret, two uncompromising women hide the truth as a relentless sheriff digs deeper.

86%

This project got the green light!

GREATLAND

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Romance, Sci-Fi

Trapped in a world of perpetual fun and inter-species love, a teenage boy crosses the forbidden frontier to save his childhood sweetheart.

86%

This project got the green light!

The Biographer's Wife

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Soon-to-be-mother Marielle must make the choice to maintain the image of the perfect wife or shed the facade and focus on her own happiness.

100%

This project got the green light!

DOWN the MIDDLE

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

The owner of an ad agency retires unexpectedly, making his uptight business manager and his trust-fund bohemian daughter polarized partners.

85%

This project got the green light!

Mel and Ruby

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Mel and Ruby is a heartfelt and witty examination of how two best friends navigate shame and loss.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Bra Mitzvah

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

A young teen's journey into adulthood happens in the most mortifying experience: getting fitted for a bra.

100%

This project got the green light!

fishing

Los Angeles, California Series
Crime, Romantic Comedy

In an effort to find love and justice in an internet world, a group of friends end up knee-deep in a catfish scam ring.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Good Balloon

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

A grieving sister finds a ray of light amidst the darkness with the help of an unusual balloon. This is a true story.

102%

This project got the green light!

Running With My Girls

Denver, Colorado Film Feature
Documentary

We can run alone but we can run further together.

106%

This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Documentary

An outcast, Alien Guy Tim, wants to prove that he has been abducted by aliens, but faces many obstacles along the way.

140%

This project got the green light!

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