Jon Knautz

Jon Knautz

director, writer, producer

Jon Knautz was born on Dec 25, 1979 in Canada. Jon Knautz's big-screen debut came with Still Life directed by Jon Knautz in 2005. Jon Knautz is known for The Other Celia directed by Jon Knautz, Alan Blenkinsopp stars as Detective and Mike Clark as Officer. Jon Knautz has got 4 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Jon Knautz achieved is Sant Cugat Fantàstic. The upcoming new movie Jon Knautz plays is The Cleaning Lady which will be released on Jan 03, 2019.

In early high school, Jon began developing his filmmaking craft. After gaining experience in directing, producing, camera, writing, and editing, Jon completed the Film Foundation program at the Vancouver Film School. Jon's first short film Apt. 310 played eleven film festivals and garnered two awards for Best Short Film. In 2004 Jon received a grant from the Ontario Arts Council to direct the short film The Other Celia. He followed this experience with the critically acclaimed short film Still Life. Each film played numerous festivals and Jon was awarded Best Director for both films at the Malibu Film Festival in 2006. After the successes of his short films, Jon parlayed his experience into his first feature film Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer. The film gained considerable attention throughout the festival circuit and received rave reviews. His second feature, The Shrine, premiered at the 2010 FanTasia Int'l Film Festival and won the Audience Award for Best Canadian Feature. Jon's latest feature film is a psychological thriller called Goddess of Love, starring Alexis Kendra.

  • Birthday

    Dec 25, 1979
  • Place of Birth

    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Known For


4 wins & 2 nominations

Sant Cugat Fantàstic
Best Film
Winner - Jury Prize
Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
Midnight X-Treme
Winner - Carnet Jove Jury Award
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