Jonathan has been writing screenplays since the first time he saw Star Wars over thirty years ago. His first feature, Alien Sex Party, was a 2001 Silver Lake Film Festival selection and is currently available on DVD. At the 2003 Surrealist Film Festival, his short, Wise Man, was the recipient of the prestigious Tanguy Award. He is a proud New Jersey native, current resident of Glendale, and graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. In 2008, he received his MFA from the American Film Institute.
Jonathan Eisen was awarded a Production grant at AFI in 2007 for Through the Air to Calais or the Wonderful Cruise of Blanchard’s Balloon