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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Jon Lindstrom

Emmy nominated, he worked both in front and behind the camera. His recent award winning films as an actor include “You Can’t Have it All” (2010), “The Sacrifice” (2009) and “The Double Born” (2008). He has an extensive television experience on daytime dramas. Other television and film credits include “CSI,” “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge” for HBO, and “The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory” on NBC, Fall from Grace: The Jim and Tammy Faye Baker Story” for NBC and the film “Listen to Me” for Columbia Pictures.
He is well regarded for his work co-writing the screenplay for “The Hard Easy,” which was made into a feature film with Vera Farmiga, Bruce Dern and Peter Weller. He has completed two other screenplays, “Head High,” and “How We Got Away With It.” His latest screenplay, “Anybody’s Anything” is currently in pre-production for 2011.
He was the first actor to join the coveted directors program at ABC Daytime, and has since directed for both ABC and CBS. Although he left the program in 2002, he continues to direct short films and is planning to direct his first feature in the near future.