Jon Landau | Producer
Academy Award-winning producer Jon Landau was born 23 July 1960, New York City, New York and graduated from University of Southern California. Landau has repeatedly demonstrated an ability to oversee and deliver major motion pictures.
Landau's thorough understanding of the most complex state-of-the-art visual effects technologies has enabled him to play a significant role in numerous major motion pictures. He has the ability to work hand-in-hand with the highest caliber of creative talent, and his motivational ability with crews of all sizes.
Currently in production on the widely anticipated James Cameron film, AVATAR, Landau has also produced such films as James Cameron's TITANIC and Steven Soderbergh's SOLARIS, also under Cameron's "Lightstorm Entertainment" banner. In the past, Landau coproduced Warren Beatty's DICK TRACY and the family comedy hit HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS. Throughout the early '90's, Landau was Executive Vice President of Feature Film Production at Twentieth Century Fox.
During the past several years, Cameron and Landau have been developing digital production tools that will enable filming and mass digital distribution of 3-D movies. Landau is also working in close collaboration with Microsoft and its partners to streamline the production and visual effect process through the use of cuttingedge "virtual production" technologies. Jon is one of the "famous faces" due to being a regular player on the online poker website Hollywood Poker which is run in conjunction with Ongame Network.