Jon Siskel of Siskel/Jacobs Productions is a veteran filmmaker whose work has been seen widely on Discovery Channel, OWN, A & E and the National Geographic Channel. Their most recent film, Louder Than a Bomb was shown on OWN in 2012 and won the Audience Award at the Chicago, Philadelphia, Palm Springs, Cleveland and Woods Hole film festivals. They also produced the Emmy award-winning 102 Minutes That Changed America for the History Channel in 2009.
Prior to SJP, JON SISKEL was executive producer and co-creator of the series "Fake Out", which ran for two seasons on Court TV. He has produced shows for the A&E series Investigative Reports and Biography, and his work has been shown on the Travel Channel, Discovery, and History. Jon serves on the board of directors of Free Spirit Media, a Chicago-based youth media organization. He is a co-director on The Schools Project.
Films by Jon Siskel
- The School Project 2014
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