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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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(2008)
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(2016)

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  Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2022 Untitled Thai Cave Rescue Series (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2021 Home Before Dark (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Not Giving Up (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Bigger Than All of Us (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Superhero Monster Slayer (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Future Is Female (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Search Party (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Single (Short) (executive producer)
 2019 Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019 Good Trouble (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- DTLA (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Dance Camp (producer)
 2015 Jem and the Holograms (producer - p.g.a.)
 2014 Step Up All in (executive producer)
 2013 Dear Mr. Watterson (Documentary) (associate producer)
 2012 Today's the Day (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 S2dio City (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- The Cliff (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Vault (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Field (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Steps (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Courts (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The Arena (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Finals - El Nino vs Morris (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Road to the Finals (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Battle for 3rd - Floor Phantom vs Gravity (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Semi Finals #1 - Floor Phantom vs Morris (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Masterclass (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Aakomon Jones (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Tina Landon (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Marty Kudelka (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Jamaica Craft (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Marguerite Derricks (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Ds2dio 360 (TV Series) (executive producer - 2012)
 2012 Step Up Revolution (executive producer)
 2012 Remixed (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Melinda Sullivan & Big Bad VooDoo Daddy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Jillian Meyers & Clara C (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Madd Chadd & Paul Dateh (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Legacy & DeStorm (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Keone Madrid & Mari Martin & Christina Grimmie (2012) ... (executive producer)
  The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Rise of the Drifts (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Mess in Aisle 7 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Alliance of the Dark (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Reprogram (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Ra Games (2011) ... (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)
 2002 Gwai Lo: The Little Foreigner (Short) (producer)
 2001 Silent Beats (Short) (producer)
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Alternate Names:

John Chu | Jonathan Chu | Jon Chu

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Hodge, Kristin  (2 children)

Parents:

Chu, Lawrence | Chu, Ruth

Relatives:

Chu, Larry (sibling)
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Trivia:

Was hired by Sony Pictures to direct their feature "Bye Bye Birdie" but Sony never green lit the film due to budgetary concerns. Sony recently got back into business with Chu to direct their big budget tent pole "Masters of the Universe". See more »

Trademark:

Incorporating dancing moves

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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