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Jon M. Chu

Film Director Best Known for "Crazy Rich Asians", "Step Up 2", "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never"

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 Jon M. Chu Biography

Jonathan Murray "Jon" Chu is an American film director and screenwriter best known for directing the movies Step Up 2: The Streets, Step Up 3D, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Chu is an alumnus of the University of Southern California 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 was recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.

Chu was born in Palo Alto, California. After making his student short, "When the Kids Are Away", Chu was signed to William Morris Agency and attached to several high profile projects. Chu was hired by Sony Pictures to direct their feature Bye Bye Birdie but Sony never green lit the film due to budget concerns.

Sony recently got back into business with Chu to direct their updated version of The Great Gatsby,which did not pan out, but, after being purchased by Warner Bros. Pictures with Baz Luhrmann attached, developed into the upcoming 2013 film. He also is in a dance crew called AC/DC or Adam/Chu Dance crew. His father, Lawrence Chu, is a well-known chef and his parents own Chef Chu's, a popular restaurant in Los Altos, California.

He also attended Pinewood School from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Chu is currently directing the online series The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.

In an interview, Chu addressed a question he is often asked, "Why do all of your films have dance?" He responded, "I don't know why. It seems so obvious. But there's something about the dancers that motivate me the most. I don't know if it's just dance, but I do think that the dancers are amazing artists, and every time I meet a new dancer, that triggers something in my brain, and I'm more creative than I could ever be. When I feel that creativity burst, I go with it.

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Jon M. Chu

Film Director Best Known for "Crazy Rich Asians", "Step Up 2", "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never"

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Jon M. Chu Biography

Jonathan Murray "Jon" Chu is an American film director and screenwriter best known for directing the movies Step Up 2: The Streets, Step Up 3D, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Chu is an alumnus of the University of Southern California 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 was recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.

Chu was born in Palo Alto, California. After making his student short, "When the Kids Are Away", Chu was signed to William Morris Agency and attached to several high profile projects. Chu was hired by Sony Pictures to direct their feature Bye Bye Birdie but Sony never green lit the film due to budget concerns.

Sony recently got back into business with Chu to direct their updated version of The Great Gatsby,which did not pan out, but, after being purchased by Warner Bros. Pictures with Baz Luhrmann attached, developed into the upcoming 2013 film. He also is in a dance crew called AC/DC or Adam/Chu Dance crew. His father, Lawrence Chu, is a well-known chef and his parents own Chef Chu's, a popular restaurant in Los Altos, California.

He also attended Pinewood School from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Chu is currently directing the online series The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.

In an interview, Chu addressed a question he is often asked, "Why do all of your films have dance?" He responded, "I don't know why. It seems so obvious. But there's something about the dancers that motivate me the most. I don't know if it's just dance, but I do think that the dancers are amazing artists, and every time I meet a new dancer, that triggers something in my brain, and I'm more creative than I could ever be. When I feel that creativity burst, I go with it.

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  • Henry Golding and Jon M. Chu: "Crazy Rich Asians" | Talks at Google
  • Jon M Chu director of GI JOE RETALIATION

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  • How to book Jon M. Chu?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jon M. Chu for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jon M. Chu, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jon M. Chu or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jon M. Chu?

    Booking fees for Jon M. Chu, 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 M. Chu, 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 M. Chu?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jon M. Chu 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 M. Chu 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 M. Chu or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jon M. Chu 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.

Jon M. Chu is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jon M. Chu for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Jon M. Chu generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kumail Nanjiani, Lee Daniels, Spike Lee, Nina Yang Bongiovi and Dan Lin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jon M. Chu for an upcoming event.

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  • Henry Golding and Jon M. Chu: "Crazy Rich Asians" | Talks at Google
    Jon M Chu director of GI JOE RETALIATION

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