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Jon Ward, MA

Jon WardA native of Seattle, Mr. Ward graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Physics and then spent five years with the United States Department of State. He subsequently resigned to pursue his long-term interest in film. After he sold a script to a Hollywood production company, he spent more than a decade in Los Angeles writing screenplays and television pilots for studios such as Warner Bros., Fox, Village Roadshow, and Paramount. Additionally, he has directed and produced numerous films including shorts, features, and documentaries. Mr. Ward returned to the Pacific Northwest a few years ago and currently resides in Ellensburg where he continues to work on film projects and teach in the CWU Film program. He holds a Master of Arts from Central Washington University.

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