Jonathan Pope is a Los Angeles based Cinematographer, born in Morristown, NJ, and raised in the Atlanta, GA, suburbs with an eye for dynamic lighting and camera angles that both enhance and propel the most important aspect of all... the story.
He is experienced with nearly all major camera systems and formats - including all 3 RED cameras, ARRI Alexa, and both 35mm and 16mm film.
His recent cinematography work includes The Josh Robert Thompson Show, an new improv variety TV pilot starring Josh Robert Thompson (The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson); Bump and Grind, a dark-comedy starring Mali Monae, Kristanna Loken, Kevin Farley, and Adrienne Wilkinson; Glass People, a short thriller-drama produced for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America by David Hoberman (Monk) and USC; and After Hours, a short drama exhibited at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
His recent accolades include the 2011 Charles Lang Endowed Scholarship for Cinematography, the 2012 Thomas B. Bush Memorial Scholarship for Cinematography, the official University of Southern California nomination for the 2012 KODAK Cinematography Scholarship, and the USC submission to the 2013 ASC Heritage Award.
Jonathan earned his MFA in Film & Television Production from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Digital Filmmaking from Georgia Southern University.
Outside of film, Jonathan is an avid reader, gamer, and fitness enthusiast.