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Co-Founder, Producer, and Director, Actual Films

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Jon Shenk is a founder, director, and producer at Actual Films. A member of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences, he has produced and photographed dozens of documentaries for PBS, the BBC, A&E, Bravo, CBS, NBC, and National Geographic. His features include The Island President and Lost Boys of Sudan. As a first-time filmmaker, he chronicled George Lucas and the making of Star Wars: Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace in the documentary The Beginning. Previously, Shenk was a documentary producer and director at Lucasfilm and JAK Films. His films have won an Emmy Award and the Independent Spirit Award and Best Documentary at Toronto International Film Festival.

Jon Shenk has directed and photographed many award-winning films. Most recently, Jon co-directed and photographed AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER which was selected to be the opening night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and will be released by Paramount in summer 2017. In 2016 Jon co-directed and photographed AUDRIE & DAISY, which premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up as a Netflix Original film. In 2011 Jon directed THE ISLAND PRESIDENT, winner of the 2011 TIFF’s People’s Choice Award and IDA’s Pare Lorentz Award. Jon was awarded the 2004 Independent Spirit Award for directing LOST BOYS OF SUDAN. Shenk was the DP for the 2008 Academy Award-winning SMILE PINKI, and he won an Emmy for BLAME SOMEBODY ELSE, 2007.

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Jon Shenk

Co-Founder, Producer, and Director, Actual Films

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Jon Shenk Biography

Jon Shenk is a founder, director, and producer at Actual Films. A member of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences, he has produced and photographed dozens of documentaries for PBS, the BBC, A&E, Bravo, CBS, NBC, and National Geographic. His features include The Island President and Lost Boys of Sudan. As a first-time filmmaker, he chronicled George Lucas and the making of Star Wars: Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace in the documentary The Beginning. Previously, Shenk was a documentary producer and director at Lucasfilm and JAK Films. His films have won an Emmy Award and the Independent Spirit Award and Best Documentary at Toronto International Film Festival.

Jon Shenk has directed and photographed many award-winning films. Most recently, Jon co-directed and photographed AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER which was selected to be the opening night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and will be released by Paramount in summer 2017. In 2016 Jon co-directed and photographed AUDRIE & DAISY, which premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up as a Netflix Original film. In 2011 Jon directed THE ISLAND PRESIDENT, winner of the 2011 TIFF’s People’s Choice Award and IDA’s Pare Lorentz Award. Jon was awarded the 2004 Independent Spirit Award for directing LOST BOYS OF SUDAN. Shenk was the DP for the 2008 Academy Award-winning SMILE PINKI, and he won an Emmy for BLAME SOMEBODY ELSE, 2007.

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  • How much does it cost to book Jon Shenk?

    Booking fees for Jon Shenk, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jon Shenk, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jon Shenk?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jon Shenk for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jon Shenk for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jon Shenk or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jon Shenk or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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