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filmmaker , writer

Jonathan Blank, American filmmaker, writer. Recipient First prize New Jersey Young Filmmaker's Festival, 1990, Merit certified Chicago International Film Festival, 1990. Active Amnesty International, since 1993, Greenpeace, since 1993, Southern Poverty Law Center, since 1993. Member Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers, Indiana Feature Project, Media Alliance, Institute Noetic Sciences.

Background

Blank, Jonathan was born on November 4, 1964 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Martin and Marion (Hersch) Blank.

Education

Bachelor in History cum laude, Columbia University, 1986. Master of Fine Arts in Film, Columbia University, 1991.

Career

Director development, Lion Entertainment, New York City, 1986-1989;president, Red Hat Prodns., New York City, since 1989. Consultant The Writing Center, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, since 1987, Powers & Company, Englewood, since 1989, 3d Millenium, New York City, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Still As a Mountain, Powerful as Thunder, 1992. Writer, producer, director (short film) Karma Express, 1990. Producer, director (documentaries) Collecting America, 1992, Sex, Drugs & Democracy, 1994 (Best Documentary award Fort Lauderdale Florida Film Festival 1994), Anarchy television, 1997 (feature film).

Membership

Active Amnesty International, since 1993, Greenpeace, since 1993, Southern Poverty Law Center, since 1993. Member Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers, Indiana Feature Project, Media Alliance, Institute Noetic Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Kung Fu, meditation.

Connections

father:
Martin Blank

mother:
Marion (Hersch) Blank