Jonathan A. Levine (born 18 June 1976 in New York City) is an American film director and screenwriter.
Life and career
Levine won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival for his film The Wackness. He directed the 2011 film 50/50 and the 2013 film Warm Bodies, which is based on the novel of the same name by writer Isaac Marion.
Levine was also director Paul Schrader's assistant for a time before his own directorial career took off. He is currently in pre-production to direct a film called Legend, based on a book and series of the same name by Marie Lu.
- Shards, AFI thesis film (2004); also screenwriter
- Love Bytes (2005); also screenwriter
- All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006); also screenwriter
- The Wackness (2008); also screenwriter
- 50/50 (2011)
- Warm Bodies (2013); also screenwriter
- MFA – American Film Institute
- BA – Brown University
- High School – Phillips Academy, Andover
- Elementary school – St. Bernard's School, New York
- 'Warm Bodies' lands Jonathan Levine[dead link]
- "'Mandy Lane' Director Takes New Spin on Zombie Genre with 'Warm Bodies'". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved October 20, 2010.
- "Zombies Need Love Too! Cuddle Up with Some Warm Bodies!". Dreadcentral.com. January 19, 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010.
- By (January 19, 2010). "Summit cozies up to 'Warm Bodies'". Variety.com. Retrieved October 20, 2010.
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