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Jon Avnet


Jon Avnet has directed, written, and produced more than 70 motion pictures, television movies, and Broadway plays over the last 30 years, winning most of the major awards: Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Peabodys, DGA, the Humantis, and the AFI's Franklin Shaffner Medal. Mr. Avnet was the executive producer of Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman (winner of ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jackie & Ryan (executive producer)
 2012-2014 Blue (TV Series) (executive producer - 42 episodes)
- Make Me Feel Good (2014) ... (executive producer)
- A History of Anxiety (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Planets Colliding (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Call Me Francine (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Where Were You? (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Paloma (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- The Future Perfect (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Winter (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Summer (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Spring (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Fall (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Susanna (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.11 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Lauren (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.11 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.10 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.9 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.8 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Ro (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Go for What You Want (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Other Nickels (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Bottom of the Blender (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Elephant in the Room (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Full Disclosure (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012/I Mary (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Kendra (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Memory (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Old Fashioned (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Driver's License (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Diceman Cometh (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Recovery (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Gumdrop (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Audrey (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- A Tart Finish (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Chocolate Climax (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Half Baked (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Sweet & Sour (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Black Gold (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Celia (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Ruth & Erica (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- January (2012) ... (executive producer)
- December (2012) ... (executive producer)
- November (2012) ... (executive producer)
- October (2012) ... (executive producer)
- September (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Georgia (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Hello, I'm Sunshine (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Hello, I'm Victor (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Hello, I'm Davinia (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Vanessa & Jan (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Pas De Deux (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Playing Ball (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Extreme Prejudice (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Low Hanging Fruit (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rocket Scientist (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Judie & Yolanda (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2012 Rochelle (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Cry for Me (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Aren't You Gorgeous (2012) ... (executive producer)
- I'm a Pro (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Jennifer (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Leslie (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- New York, 1995 Part II (2012) ... (executive producer)
- New York, 1995 Part I (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Christine (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Butterflies (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Boy Magnet (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Roy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Lyle (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Oz (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Dakota (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Almost Up $6,640 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Down $1,170 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Down $770 (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Allison (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Denise (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Jan (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Wine Bar (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Afterglow (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Trust (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Fight??? (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Cass (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Serena (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Have a Little Faith (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 Pleading Guilty (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 Black Swan (executive producer)
 2009 Bunker Hill (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Righteous Kill (producer)
 2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Hour 6 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Hour 5 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Hour 4 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Hour 3 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Hour 2 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 88 Minutes (producer)
 2006 Land of the Blind (producer)
 2005 Brave New World (Video documentary) (producer)
 2005 Conviction (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002-2003 Boomtown (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- The Big Picture (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Wannabe (2003) ... (executive producer)
- The Hole-in-the-Wall Gang (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Haystack (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Inadmissible (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie) (producer)
 2000 Parting the Waters (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Steal This Movie (executive producer)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (executive producer)
 1999 My Last Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Red Corner (producer)
 1997 George of the Jungle (producer)
 1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks (producer)
 1996 Up Close & Personal (producer)
 1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Miami Rhapsody (executive producer)
 1994 The War (producer)
 1994 When a Man Loves a Woman (producer)
 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks (producer)
 1993 The Three Musketeers (executive producer)
 1993 For Their Own Good (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The Switch (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 The Mighty Ducks (producer)
 1992 The Nightman (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes (producer)
 1991 Backfield in Motion (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Funny About Love (producer)
 1990 Heat Wave (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Men Don't Leave (producer)
 1989 Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Breaking Point (TV Movie) (producer)
 1988 My First Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Side by Side (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Less Than Zero (producer)
 1987 In Love and War (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Between Two Women (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984-1985 Call to Glory (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- The End, the Beginning (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Fathers and Daughters (1985) ... (executive producer)
- JFK: Part 2 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- JFK: Part 1 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Just in Time (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1984 Silence of the Heart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 Calendar Girl Murders (TV Movie) (producer - uncredited)
 1983 Deal of the Century (executive producer)
 1983 Risky Business (producer)
 1982 Something So Right (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Homeward Bound (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Coast to Coast (producer)
 1979 No Other Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1977 Checkered Flag or Crash (associate producer)
 1976 It's Showtime (Documentary) (associate producer - as Jonathan M. Avnet)
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