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Jon Avnet Net Worth is
$6 Million

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Jon Avnet has directed, written, and produced a lot more than 70 movies (Dark Swan, Fried Green Tomato vegetables, Risky Business), tv movies (The Burning up Bed, Uprising, The Beginner Wife), and Broadway has (Spamalot, History Guys, Pillowman), being successful Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Peabodys, Golden Globes, the Humanitas, DGA, WGA, and AFI Honours. Going back six years, Mr. Avnet aimed 10 shows of FX’s Justified, starring Tim Olyphant and Walton Goggins, and made by Graham Yost from Elmore Leonard’s tale “Fireplace in the Gap.” Justified gained the Peabody Award and have scored multiple Emmy nominations, earning for Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies. Mr. Avnet also collaborated with originator Graham Yost in the critically acclaimed Boomtown, where these were Professional Producers from the display, which won Tv Critics Association honours for Best Theatre and Greatest New Show, aswell as the Peabody Honor. Mr. Avnet aimed the pilot and 9 shows of Boomtown, which starred Donnie Wahlberg, Neal McDonough, Lana Parilla and Mykelti Williamson. Mr. Avnet was the professional producer of Dark Swan, starring Natalie Portman (champion from the Oscar for Greatest Celebrity) and directed by Darren Aronofsky. Dark Swan received five Oscar nominations, including Greatest Picture, aswell as multiple nominations and is victorious from your PGA, WGA, SAG, BAFTA, AFI, as well as the Golden Globes. It grossed 326 million dollars theatrical world-wide. Mr. Avnet co-wrote, aimed and created Fried Green Tomatoes, which garnered multiple Academy Honours for writing as well as for Jessica Tandy, who co-starred with Kathy Bates, Mary Louise Parker, Mary Stuart Masterson and Cicely Tyson. Fried Green Tomato vegetables was among the best grossing movies of the entire year, received the Scripter Honor, and was nominated for any WGA Award aswell. It received Golden World nominations for Greatest Comedy, as well as for Jessica Tandy and Kathy Bates (Greatest Actress and Greatest Supporting Celebrity), BAFTA nominations for Jessica and Kathy, and gained the GLAAD Mass media Award for Excellent Film. Avnet also directed and produced Crimson Part starring Richard Gere, CLOSE UP and Personal compiled by Joan Didion and John Dunne starring Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer, and Righteous Wipe out starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Mr. Avnet’s initial directing outing (which he also co-wrote and created) was the ABC Television film Between Two Females, starring Colleen Dewhurst and Farrah Fawcett. Miss Dewhurst gained her initial Emmy on her behalf performance, as the film received rave evaluations and was the best rated film on ABC that yr. Avnet, during his collaboration with Steve Tisch, produced for David Geffen the basic film Risky Business, which launched the profession of Tom Luxury cruise which of the very first time article writer/movie director Paul Brickman. Tom Luxury cruise received a Golden World nomination and Mr. Brickman, a Authors Guild nomination. The dance series offering Bob Seger’s “Aged Time Stone” with Tom Luxury cruise dance in his underwear is becoming iconic. He created with Mr. Brickman, for David Geffen once again, the cult traditional Men Don’t Keep starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Cusack, and presenting Chris O’Donnell. Mr. Brickman aimed and co-wrote with Barbara Benedek. Lately, Mr. Avnet continues to be very energetic and innovative in the digital space. Together with Rodrigo Garcia (Albert Nobbs, In Treatment, Big Like) and Jake Avnet, he released the scripted digital route WIGS in-may 2012. Funded by YouTube because of its 1st two months, and by FOX network because of its third time of year, WIGS has created almost 35 hours of superior scripted content. They have won a lot of the main honours for Internet productions and continues to be nominated for WGA honours (double) and other conventional media awards aswell. It really is offered by, and In Sept of 2014, WIGS became a subsidiary of Indigenous Media, which includes WPP (the world’s largest advertising company) and ITV (the biggest channel in the uk) as its principal investors and Garcia and Avnet as CO-CEO’s, with Jacob Avnet as the principle Operating Officer. Indigenous will continue making digital articles (aswell as cable articles) for any digital systems and developing go for new channels. In tv, Avnet produced (with Steve Tisch) The Burning up Bed, starring Farrah Fawcett, which garnered eight Emmy nominations, multiple Golden Globe awards, WGA awards, a DGA nomination and earned THE TV SCREEN Critics Association Award for Exceptional Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Special offers. It had been the highest-rated tv movie ever shown on NBC. This landmark event was instrumental to make “the battered female protection” a practical plea for victims of home violence and getting the issue from the closet, providing it national interest. He also directed and professional produced The Beginner Wife, a six-hour small series for the united states Network starring Debra Messing, Joe Mantegna, and Judy Davis (who won the very best Supporting Celebrity Emmy on her behalf performance). Predicated on the book by Gigi Levangie Grazer, it shown May 2007 as the highest-rated limited wire series that yr and received ten Emmy nominations, aswell as DGA and PGA nominations for Mr. Avnet. It became a string for the united states network in 2008. In 2001, Avnet directed, co-wrote with Paul Brickman (his regular collaborator) and produced the critically praised miniseries Uprising for NBC. It starred Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Jon Voight, Donald Sutherland and launched Stephen Moyer to American viewers. Predicated on the real events from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943, this film handled Jewish Resistance through the holocaust. It triggered an international argument in what constitutes level of resistance and just why victims from the holocaust had been castigated as unaggressive individuals. Mr. Avnet was nominated for any Directors Guild Honor as well as the film was nominated for Golden Globes, Emmys (it received two) and earned the ASC prize for cinematographer Denis Lenoir. It had been released theatrically by Warner Brothers in European countries and received even more crucial accolades in France and additional countries. In 2000, Mr. Avnet financed and created Rodrigo Garcia’s film debut Points You Can Inform Just by Taking a look at Her. Starring Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Cameron Diaz, and Calista Flockhart, the film was chosen from the Cannes Film Event for “El Certain Regard.” In addition, it performed at Sundance and received glowing evaluations. It started Mr. Garcia’s cooperation with Mr. Avnet, which proceeds even today. Avnet produced and co-financed with Aurelio DeLaurentiis Paramount’s Sky Captain as well as the Globe of Tomorrow, starring Jude Legislation, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. With Jordan Kerner, Avnet created Less Than No (getting Robert Downey and Wayne Spader to prominence), Whenever a Guy Loves a female, Miami Rhapsody, The Mighty Ducks movies and George from the Jungle, to mention a few, aswell as the ABC mini-series Mama Flora’s Family members, predicated on the Alex Haley book. Avnet and Kerner also created Heat Wave, the real story from the W riots, which earned all the main Cable ACE honours that season, including Greatest Picture, Best Professional for Adam Earl Jones and Greatest Actress for regular collaborator, Cicely Tyson. On Broadway, his has have obtained 35 nominations and 12 Tony awards. He created with Expenses Haber the Tony award earning “History Males” as well as the Mike Nichols directed “Spamalot.” He also created “The Pillowman,” “Inherit the Wind” starring Brian Dennehy and Christopher Plummer, “The Seafarer” by Connor McPherson, as well as the Mike Nichols-directed “Nation Lady,” starring Morgan Freeman and Frances McDormand. Mr. Avnet started his career doing work for his mentor, article writer/movie director Wilford Leach at Ellen Stewart’s experimental theatre La Mama. Mr. Avnet went to the University or college of Pa, received a BA from Sarah Lawrence University and was granted a fellowship in directing towards the American Film Institute. Today, Mr. Avnet is usually Vice Chairman from the Table of Directors in the American Film Institute, where he is a guiding power for over twenty years (and Chairman for eight years). In June 2013, Mr. Avnet received an honorary Doctorate in Marketing communications through the American Film Institute. Furthermore, he serves in the Panel from the Directors Guild of America, The DGA Traditional western Directors Council, and it is a Trustee from the DGA Pension and Wellness Plan. Mr. Avnet is certainly a member from the Panel of Overseers of the faculty of Arts and Sciences on the College or university of Pa and participates being a coach in the Director’s Laboratory at Sundance and its own sister program Introduction in France. He also lectures on film and holocaust research at numerous colleges worldwide and offers supported a varied selection of charitable organizations. Mr. Avnet may be the recipient of several awards, like the ACLU’s Independence of Speech honor, The AFI’s Franklin Shaffner Honor, as well as the Janus Korshak honor (for Uprising) distributed by the American Close friends from the Ghetto Fighters Home honoring the popular Polish educator who offered his life therefore his orphans could not be abandoned.

Known for movies

1Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Jessica Tandy in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).
2Topanga, Los Angeles, California [May 2010]
3He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California.
4Father-in-law of Thomas Constantino (b. 1971).
5Daughters: Alexandra Lester Avnet (b. 1981) and Lily Avnet with Barbara Avnet.
6Father of Jacob Avnet.


Three Christs2018producer post-production
Boy in a Backpack2016Short executive producer post-production
Crowbar Smile2016Short executive producer post-production
Sickhouse 2producer announced
Ape2017Short executive producer
Honor Council2017Short executive producer
Lyra2017Short executive producer
Sickhouse2016executive producer
Gone: A Wayward Pines Story2015TV Mini-Series executive producer
Jackie & Ryan2014executive producer
Blue2012-2014TV Series executive producer - 42 episodes
Paloma2013-2014TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Susanna2013TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Lauren2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 15 episodes
Ro2012TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Mary2012/IShort executive producer
Kendra2012TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
Gumdrop2012Short executive producer
Audrey2012TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Celia2012Short executive producer
Ruth & Erica2012TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Georgia2012TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Vanessa & Jan2012TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Judie & Yolanda2012Documentary short executive producer
Rochelle2012TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Jennifer2012Short executive producer
Leslie2012TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Christine2012TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Dakota2012TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Allison2012Short executive producer
Denise2012Short executive producer
Jan2012TV Series executive producer - 15 episodes
Serena2012Short executive producer
Have a Little Faith2011TV Movie executive producer
Pleading Guilty2010TV Movie executive producer
Black Swan2010executive producer
Bunker Hill2009TV Movie executive producer
Righteous Kill2008producer
The Starter Wife2007TV Mini-Series executive producer - 6 episodes
88 Minutes2007producer
Land of the Blind2006producer
Brave New World2005Video documentary producer
Conviction2005TV Movie executive producer
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow2004producer
Boomtown2002-2003TV Series executive producer - 24 episodes
Uprising2001TV Movie producer
Parting the Waters2000TV Mini-Series executive producer
A House Divided2000TV Movie executive producer
Steal This Movie2000executive producer
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her2000producer
Inspector Gadget1999executive producer
My Last Love1999TV Movie executive producer
Poodle Springs1998TV Movie executive producer
Mama Flora's Family1998TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Red Corner1997producer
George of the Jungle1997producer
D3: The Mighty Ducks1996producer
Up Close & Personal1996producer
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge1995TV Movie executive producer
Miami Rhapsody1995executive producer
The War1994producer
When a Man Loves a Woman1994producer
D2: The Mighty Ducks1994producer
The Three Musketeers1993executive producer
For Their Own Good1993TV Movie executive producer
The Switch1993TV Movie producer
The Mighty Ducks1992producer
The Nightman1992TV Movie executive producer
Fried Green Tomatoes1991producer
Backfield in Motion1991TV Movie executive producer
Funny About Love1990producer
Heat Wave1990TV Movie executive producer
Men Don't Leave1990producer
Do You Know the Muffin Man?1989TV Movie executive producer
Breaking Point1989TV Movie producer
My First Love1988TV Movie executive producer
Side by Side1988TV Movie executive producer
Less Than Zero1987producer
In Love and War1987TV Movie executive producer
Triplecross1986TV Movie executive producer
Between Two Women1986TV Movie executive producer
Call to Glory1984-1985TV Series executive producer - 22 episodes
Silence of the Heart1984TV Movie executive producer
The Burning Bed1984TV Movie executive producer
Calendar Girl Murders1984TV Movie producer - uncredited
Deal of the Century1983executive producer
Risky Business1983producer
Something So Right1982TV Movie executive producer
Prime Suspect1982TV Movie producer
Homeward Bound1980TV Movie producer
Coast to Coast1980producer
No Other Love1979TV Movie executive producer
Checkered Flag or Crash1977associate producer
It's Showtime1976Documentary associate producer - as Jonathan M. Avnet


The War1994
Fried Green Tomatoes1991
Between Two Women1986TV Movie
Call to Glory1984-1985TV Series 2 episodes
Three Christs2018post-production
Justified2010-2015TV Series 10 episodes
Rake2014TV Series 1 episode
Susanna2013TV Series 12 episodes
Lauren2013TV Series 12 episodes
Kendra2012TV Series 8 episodes
Vanessa & Jan2012TV Series 6 episodes
Jan2012TV Series 15 episodes
Have a Little Faith2011TV Movie
Pleading Guilty2010TV Movie
Bunker Hill2009TV Movie
Righteous Kill2008
The Starter Wife2007TV Mini-Series 5 episodes
88 Minutes2007
Sixty Minute Man2006TV Movie
Conviction2005TV Movie
Boomtown2002-2003TV Series 9 episodes
Uprising2001TV Movie
Red Corner1997
Up Close & Personal1996


Three Christs2018screenplay post-production
Susanna2013TV Series 12 episodes
Lauren2013TV Series 2 episodes
Kendra2012TV Series 8 episodes
Vanessa & Jan2012TV Series 6 episodes
Jan2012TV Series 15 episodes
Uprising2001TV Movie written by
Between Two Women1986TV Movie teleplay
Call to Glory1984-1985TV Series story - 2 episodes


Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow2004presenter
Hot Potato1976production assistant - as Jonathan M. Avnet
The Ultimate Warrior1975observer: AFI - uncredited

Assistant Director

Heat Wave1990TV Movie second unit director
Men Don't Leave1990second unit director


Deep Dark Canyon2013the filmmakers wish to thank
Closing Time2010/IShort special thanks
Righteous Kill - The Investigation: An In-Depth Look at 'Righteous Kill'2009Video documentary short special thanks
Last Meal2008Short special thanks
Nobel Son2007the producers wish to thank
Brave New World2005Video documentary special thanks
The Flying Legion Air Combat Challenge2004Video Game special thanks
Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star2003Video documentary short very special thanks
Dummy2002special thanks
Crush2000Short special thanks


Teen spirit: Les ados2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Righteous Kill - The Investigation: An In-Depth Look at 'Righteous Kill'2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Thin Blue Line: An Exploration of Cops & Criminals2009Video documentary shortHimself
Film '722008TV SeriesHimself
88 Minutes: Director's Point of View2008Video shortHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino2007TV MovieHimself
On the Lot2007TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Brave New World2005Video documentaryHimself
Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star2003Video documentary shortHimself - Director: 'Fried Green Tomatoes'
Breaking Down the Walls: The Road to Recreating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising2002Video documentary shortHimself
Resistance2001Video documentary shortHimself
'Fried Green Tomatoes': The Moments of Discovery1998Video documentaryHimself
Frontline1997TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2002Christopher AwardChristopher AwardsTelevision & CableUprising (2001)
1997Freedom of Expression AwardNational Board of Review, USARed Corner (1997)
1995Franklin J. Schaffner AwardAmerican Film Institute, USA
1992Wise Owl AwardRetirement Research Foundation, USATelevision and Theatrical Film FictionFried Green Tomatoes (1991)
1991ACECableACE AwardsMovie or MiniseriesHeat Wave (1990)

Nominated Awards

2014IAWTV AwardInternational Academy of Web Television AwardsBest Directing (Drama)Lauren (2012)
2014IAWTV AwardInternational Academy of Web Television AwardsBest Writing (Drama)Lauren (2012)
2014Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest DirectionLauren (2012)
2013Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest DirectionJan (2012)
2008DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television/MiniseriesThe Starter Wife (2007)
2008PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Long-Form TelevisionThe Starter Wife (2007)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding MiniseriesThe Starter Wife (2007)
2003OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Drama SeriesBoomtown (2002)
2002DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for TelevisionUprising (2001)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Drama/Comedy SpecialThe Burning Bed (1984)


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