Brightwater Media is a privately held company immersed in commercial and new media production, filmed entertainment and image presentation with offices in Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon.
Brightwater has a proven history of delivering high-quality, cutting-edge “message entertainment” with responsible production management. We have produced a long list of award-winning television commercial campaigns, documentaries, program and internet content for a wide variety of national and global clients.
As a highly acclaimed director, Jon has consistently demonstrated his ability to capture great moments on film from the remote Islands in the Bering Sea to the monstrous drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, from celebrities in the sound stages of Hollywood to CEO’s in the glass towers of Manhattan.
Since Jon graduated with honors from the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography, the industry has recognized him with more than 40 major awards including the NY Cine Gold Eagle, US Film Festival Silver Screen Award, the Houston International Film Festival Bronze Award, Chicago Film Festival Award for Outstanding Creativity and multiple New York Film Festival honors, as well as dozens of ADDY’s, and TELLY’s for his powerful and stylized execution of commercial projects. ADWEEK recently voted Jon one of the top 25 directors working in the United States today, and he was selected by the American Film Institute and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to understudy acclaimed writer/director Blake Edwards.
In commercial work Jon has specialized in Humor, Sports/Action and Scenic Beauty.
After completing a combined Master’s/Master’s of Fine Arts in English Literature and Creative Writing, Julie researched and edited dozens of books on topics ranging from health to fine photography to business and technology including award-winners: DEFYING GRAVITY, KEEPERS OF THE SPIRIT, HINDSIGHTS, WITHIN A RAINBOWED SEA and A CIRCLE OF NATIONS. She has since been a political speech writer, written for popular culture magazines, literary magazines and created dynamic long and short-form advertising campaigns for a wide variety of national and global clients.
Ms. Livingston has overseen production and project development for Brightwater since 1998.
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