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Jon Amiel

After studies in English literature, Jon Amiel graduated from Cambridge University and ran the Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company, which often toured the USA. He became the Hampstead Theatre Company's literary manager and began directing there, relocating to the Royal Shakespeare Company. Amiel joined the BBC as a story editor, studied ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Astronaut Wives Club (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Landing (2015)
- The Dark Side (2015)
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sick City (2015)
 2013-2015 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Good Form (2013)
 2014 Deliverance Creek (TV Movie)
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Giant (2014)
 2013 Twisted (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2012-2013 The Borgias (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Siblings (2013)
- Stray Dogs (2012)
 2009/I Creation
 2008 The Tudors (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 1986 (2005)
 2005 Eyes (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2005)
 2003 The Core
 1999 Entrapment
 1995 Copycat
 1993 Sommersby
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Luck Child (1988)
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Who Done It (1986)
- Pitter Patter (1986)
- Clues (1986)
- Lovely Days (1986)
- Heat (1986)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Silent Twins (1986)
 1985 Tandoori Nights (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Film Fare (1985)
- White Lies (1985)
 1985 The Last Evensong (TV Movie)
 1982-1983 Play for Today (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gates of Gold (1983)
- A Sudden Wrench (1982)
 1983 Busted (TV Movie)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lunch (1982)
- Preview (1982)
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He directed Stanley Eveling's play, "Dear Janet Rosenberg, Dear Mr. Kooning," at the Hampstead Theatre Club in Hampstead, London, England with Anna Calder-Marshall and Freddie Jones in the cast. See more »

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I feel the moment you start worrying about your audience you are lost. As a filmmaker, you're like a man on a desert island and you write a message, stick it in a bottle, and cast it out to sea in the hope someone finds it. You don't really see your audience and knowing who they are is impossible. I really just tried to make a film I felt and sensed. [Producer] Jeremy Thomas doesn't make you ... See more »


Jon Amiel was a mentor at the 2nd annual HatcH audiovisual festival in Bozeman, MT. HatcH is a film and arts festival that focuses on mentoring and inspiring student, independent, and up-and-coming filmmakers and artists.

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