JON KUYPER – Producer of ‘The Great Gatsby’ ‘Hunger Games’ (VIDEO)

At Busan International Film Festival

For those of you who may not be familiar with his name, you would probably be more familiar with this work, such as Mad Max, The Hobbit, The Hunger Games, The Great Gatsby, and Employee of the Month. The Hollywood Film Producer who was behind all of these popular titles is no other than… Jon Kuyper!

In 2006, Warner Bros. brought Jon in as Vice President of Production to supervise production on Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy and George Miller’s Mad Max.

 

After 7 years at Warner Bros, Jon transitioned to Lionsgate in 2013 to supervise the production of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay parts 1&2 and Gods of Egypt from visionary Australian director Alex Proyas.

 

After a year, Jon left Lionsgate to produce Sean Penn’s The Last Face, which filmed in South Africa and stars Charlize Theron.

Host Hyesoo met Jon at Busan International Film Festival to gain insight into his work and experience as one of Hollywood’s Top film producers…


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