Jon Edwards Films
(323) 823-9717

Production Experience (click on titles for more info):

Steadicam Operator/Camera Operator

  • The Forgotten King (2011) Nikoloz Films (Longest Steadicam shot on record)
  • Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012) The Global Asylum
  • Zombie Apocalypse (TV 2011), starring Ving Rhames, The Asylum, Syfy Channel
  • 2012:Ice Age (2011) The Global Asylum
  • 11/11/11, (2011) The Asylum
  • The Deposition (2011) Emphatic Films
  • Born Bad (TV 2011) The Global Asylum, Lifetime Television
  • Creed (2010) Xristos Productions
  • Scenesters, [Winner, Slamdance 2010, Most Interesting Film]
  • 2.0
  • Hide (2011) Brandi Brothers Productions
Video Podcasts/Tivocasts
  • Zander & Scott's Crazy Night, with DP Mike Bonvillain
  • To Beauty, with DP Dean Cundey, Spinning Owls Production
  • Cerulean, Dark Heart Productions
  • Various Shorts, Kids in the Spotlight, Inc. (Non-profit)
  • The Love Parade, directed by Tyler Schwartz
  • The Imaginary Boyfriend, Los Angeles Film School Production
  • Little Devil [Winner, Silver Ace Award, Las Vegas Film Festival 2010]
  • Simeone, Midiadrive Productions
  • Away, AFI Production
  • Just Like Normal, Dark Heart Pictures
  • Amira, Los Angeles Film School Production
  • Abigail, directed by Steve Rizzo
  • Inside Out, Dark Heart Pictures
  • Appleton, directed by Jimmy Costa
  • A Numbers Game, Joyful Day Productions
  • Forever Starts
  • Sheroes, Sheroes in Production
  • Can't Pretend [Pan African Film Festival selection]
  • Gay Vampires
  • History Repeated (16mm)
  • Audi Quattro, Car & Driver Magazine Website, March 2011
  • International Trucking, Robert Kerian Photography
  • Big Wang's, directed by Mark Bashian
  • Logitech
  • Avanti Films
  • Bas Ruetten Infomercial
  • Picture People (multiple)
Music Video
  • Untitled JC Chasez DJ Project
  • Why We Train (2nd Unit)
  • Expert Village (Various How To Spots)  
  • 10 Items or Less (TBS/Sony), Behind the Scenes Webcasts
  • Notes from the New World,  Behind the Scenes
  • Jose Canseco Product Photo Shoot
         Live Events

Director of Photography


Music Video
  • Committment, Carly Craig Pilot


First AC


Loader: Short
  • History Repeated
Gaffer: Short
  • Babylon
  • The Gulch
Dolly Grip/Grip/Electric: Short
  • Night Grift
  • Red
  • Lucid
  • Remnants of You
Grip/Electric: Feature
Production Assistant


Arri SR 16mm Camera       
Arri BL               
Sony F900           
Sony XD Cam           
Canon XLH1 (Own)       
Steadicam Rig (Own)
Fischer and Chapman Dollies   
Gear and Fluid Heads
Inside and Outside Lighting
Blue and Green Screen

Employment History

1993-2006      Oakmont High School, Roseville, CA
Teacher, Coach & Technology Coordinator
  • Media/Video Productions
  • Technology, including Cisco Networking, Computer Construction and Computer-Aided Drafting.
  • Mathematics.
  • Football and Wrestling. (‘93-‘00)
  • Maintained and upgraded computers (Mac and PC) in labs, on networks, and connected to servers.
  • Organized and implemented Technology Training days for staff.

2001-2006      Sierra Community College, Rocklin, CA
  • Taught Computer Construction.
  • Coordinated curriculum and communication between Sierra College and Oakmont High School.


             2007   Tiffen
             •    Steadicam Workshop

2006-2007   Los Angles Film School
•    Cinematography and Editing

1999-2002   Sierra Community College   Rocklin, CA
•    CCNA and A+ Certification Preparation Courses

1988-1993   University of California, Davis, CA
•    Clear Ryan Single Subject Teaching Credential, Mathematics
•    B.A., Mathematics.


  • Cinematography and Editing - 2006-2007 Los Angles Film School
  • A+ Certification, July 2002.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification, May 2001