Jon Jon Augustavo

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Jon Jon Augustavo
Jonathan Augustavo

OccupationFilmmaker, music video director, commercial director

Jonathan Augustavo,[2] better known as Jon Jon or Jon Jon Augustavo, is an American filmmaker, commercial director, and music video director who has written and directed works for artists including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mike Posner, Allen Stone, Vicci Martinez, Nipsey Hussle, Blue Scholars, The Physics, Sammy Adams, among others. He is of mixed Filipino and American ethnicity.

His most notable videos coming with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with "Thrift Shop,"[3] "Can't Hold Us" and "Same Love,"[4][5] which have combined for over 800 million views since their release.

Jon Jon's videos for Macklemore "Thrift Shop," "Can't Hold Us," & "Same Love," were nominated for 6 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, including Video of the year, Best Hip Hop video, Best Video with a Social Message, Best Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Editing. "Same Love," took home the award for Best Video with a Social Message and "Can't Hold Us," won Best Cinematography and Best Hip Hop Video.

Jon Jon is a graduate of Art Center College of Design[6][7] in Pasadena, California.




Year Video Ceremony Category Result
2013 Macklemore, "Thrift Shop" 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards International Video of the Year Won
BET Awards 2013 Video of the Year Nominated
2013 MTV Video Music Awards Video of the Year Nominated
UK Music Video Awards Best Urban Video - International Nominated
2013 Macklemore, "Can't Hold Us" 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Best Hip-Hop Video Won
Best Direction Nominated
Best Editing Nominated
Best Cinematography Won
56th Annual Grammy Awards Best Music Video Nominated
UK Music Video Awards Best Urban Video - International Nominated
2013 Macklemore, "Same Love" 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Best Video with a Social Message Won

Notable videos[edit]







  1. ^ "¯\_(ツ)_/¯ — JJ AUGUSTAVO". Retrieved February 4, 2019. I was born in Seattle, Washington - the son of an artist and a florist.
  2. ^ Feldman, Nick. "Thig Nat Gets the Lens Turned in His Direction for Jon Augustavo's "Good Times"". The Seattle Weekly. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  3. ^ "MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – THRIFT SHOP (FT. WANZ)(About 14 million views)". Illroots. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ Carrasco, Ed. "WATCH THIS NOW: MACKLEMORE & LEWIS' 'SAME LOVE' HIP HOP VIDEO SUPPORTING GAY MARRIAGE (About 6 million views)". New Media Rockstars. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  5. ^ Mizell, Larry. "Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, Das Racist, Mikey Rocks". The Stranger. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  6. ^ Osman, Nadia. "Film Alum Turns Low-budget "Ball of Crazy" Into Music Videos for Two #1 Hit Songs". Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. ^ Feldman, Nick. "An Incomplete History of Seattle's New Hip-Hop Cinematography". The Seattle Weekly. Retrieved 15 December 2010.

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