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Jon M. Chu


Jon is an alumni of the USC School of Cinema-Television. There, he won the Princess Grace Award, the Dore Schary Award presented by the Anti-Defamation league, the Jack Nicholson directing award, and recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve. After making his student short, "When the Kids Are Away", Jon was scooped up by ... See full bio »

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 2012 Today's the Day (Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 Step Up All In (executive producer)
 2013 Dear Mr. Watterson (Documentary) (associate producer)
 2012 Step Up Revolution (executive producer)
 2011 The LXD: Rise of the Drifts (executive producer)
 2011/I Game On (Short) (producer)
 2011 The LXD: The Secrets of the Ra (executive producer) / (producer)
 2010 The LXD: The Uprising Begins (executive producer)
 2007 The Secret of the Magic Gourd (producer - as John Chu)
 2001 Silent Beats (Short) (producer)
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I started making films in fifth grade when my family and I would go on vacations and my mom decided to let me be in charge of the camera... Rather than shooting our family in front of the London Bridge or the Eiffel Tower, I was making sci-fi thrillers and murder mysteries. See more »

Trivia:

Was discovered as a USC film student by Steven Spielberg who saw his short film "When the Kids Are Away". See more »

Trademark:

Incorporating dancing moves

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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