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Jonathan Stein is an award-winning producer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who brings over 20 years of experience in producing and project management across a diverse range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies, networks, and studios, to associations, institutions, and non-profits. He provides full-scope media production with experience as a producer, production manager, script writer, post-production supervisor, and creative executive.
Jonathan’s student film, “Critizen”, won an International Documentary Association award and was an official selection at Sundance, South by Southwest, and over 20 other festivals. He went on to work in script development and production for Emmy and Academy Award winning producers at Warner Bros., Showtime, Paramount, Hallmark, and NBC. Jonathan honed his storytelling skills in documentary television as a Jr. Development Executive and Story Researcher for the Fox Family scientific skeptic series, “Exploring the Unknown” and a two-hour prime time special, “Confirmation” on NBC. Jonathan’s experience and knowledge of producing and production management landed him various unit production manager (UPM) positions on feature films. He went on to become an in-house Line Producer for The Halsey Company, where he created budgets and schedules, crew/vendor liaison, production management, and post-production supervision for commercials, documentaries, infomercials, and music videos for clients such as Curb Records (Tim McGraw), Feed The Children, Concord Music (Michael Bolton), Capitol Records, the Elvis Estate, among others.
Jonathan moved to Boston in 2009 to be a Consulting Producer on the PBS docudrama, “The People v. Leo Frank” and Story Development Researcher for a duo of Berlin Wall documentaries – also for PBS. Soon after, he served as an Interactive Producer at Accela Communications, a B2B agency. There he wore many hats including Videographer, Editor, Web Developer, and Client Manager for such clients such as IBM Federal Summit, BioCentric, Advanstar, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and Nextgov Prime.
Since returning to his hometown of Washington, DC, Jonathan founded JAS Productions. Since then he's done a variety of consulting projects, working as a Videographer, Segment/Field Producer, Editor, and Production Manager on over 150 branded projects for various production companies whose clients include, Mobil Tech Summit, ImmixGroup, Investigation Discovery, AFCEA, American Institute of Architects, CQ Roll Call, Credit Union National Association, and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.
Jonathan was a board member of TIVA (Television, Internet & Video Association of DC) for two years, serving as the Events Chair. During his tenure on the board, he organized over 20 events. Jonathan also consults with writers/producers - creating budgets and schedules for feature films.
Jonathan moved into the non-profit world working for The MusicianShip, where he managed the development of their music lessons desktop app and spearheaded the negotiations with production companies to produce over 50hrs of LMS material. He currently works as a contractor for Kaptivate where he has contributed to many government proposals, co-produced a launch video for the Department of Education and is a Project Manager for their small business offerings where he manages social and creative content for clients.
Jonathan enjoys cooking, playing piano, yoga, and spending time with his family.
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