The Academy and Golden Globe winning producer was one of the Hollywood heavy hitters appointed to the New Zealand Screen Advisory Board in 2014, and was a keynote at the Big Screen Symposium (BSS) in Auckland last year.
In this audio interview, recorded by Ande Schurr at BSS, Jon talks candidly about balancing life with the work ethics needed for success.
"We are not in this alone, filmmaking is a collaborative art form, we need the support and ideas of so many other people to make it successful. For them to do that well you need to let them know you value them."
Listen to the seven minute audio below*. Here are some highlights:
*We apologise but this audio interview is no longer available. The above summary reflects the sum and substance of the interview.Ande Schurr's Blog