Jonathan is an award winning director of film & TV drama. Equally acclaimed for his work in comedy and drama, his television credits include Newton’s Law (Every Cloud Productions. ABC Australia), Rosehaven (Guesswork TV/ABC Australia), Ronny Chieng: International Student (Sticky Pictures/ABC Australia), The Family Law (Matchbox Pictures/SBS), The Time of Our Lives, Series 1 and 2 (Amanda Higgs/ABC Australia), It’s a Date Series 1 and 2 (Princess Pictures/ABC Australia), Wonderland (Fremantle/Channel 10 Australia), Coverband (TVNZ/thedownlowconcept), The Pretender (Great Southern TV/TV3 NZ), Spirited (John Edwards/Foxtel Australia), The Insider’s Guide to Happiness (Gibson Group/TVNZ), Trails of Napier (Rhys Darby/HBO, pilot), The Unauthorised History of New Zealand & Eating Media Lunch (both TVNZ) and Outrageous Fortune (SPP/TV3 NZ). He won an ADG Award for Best Director, Comedy, for his work on Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane (Sticky Pictures/ ABC Australia).
He has also made several acclaimed short films including The Model (Official Selection Cannes Film Festival), Permanent Wave (London & Sydney Film Festivals), No Ordinary Sun (‘Best Short Film’ Auckland Film Festival 2005 / Official Selection Edinburgh / Hof / Slamdance) and Snowmen (Interfilm Berlin/ Pacific Meridian Film Festival).
In addition, he has directed over 40 episodes of television, including Legend of the Seeker and Power Rangers for the American market through ABC/Disney and Saban Entertainment, and his video art has screened at the ICA in London. He is currently developing two feature film projects.