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Jonathan McHugh

J2 Films

Jonathan McHugh is an independent film producer & music supervisor for J2 Media. McHugh has held high-level film music creative positions at New Line Cinema (Warner Brothers) (VP Soundtracks,) Sony Records (Sr. VP Film & TV), Universal/Def Jam Records (Sr. VP Visual Media) over the past few decades. McHugh has produced over 30 films & TV shows including most recently “the Netflix film's “She Makes Comics” and “Cosplay Universe” which is his directorial debut. He produced the recently released film “Man In Camo Jacket.” for Xlrator Media. He co-produced and music supervised the film’s “Janis: Little Girl Blue” with Academy award winning producer Alex Gibney and Academy Award nominated director Amy Berg and “We Are X” with Academy Award winning producer John Battsek (“Searching For Sugarman.”) Some of the other films he has produced/co-produced include Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never” Sony Classics documentary “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold,” Lionsgate’s “Repo The Generic Opera,” Lifetime’s “Flying By,” The Paramount film “Crossroads and the Discovery’s “Battle Ground Earth.” He also co-wrote and produced the Lions Gate feature film “Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror” staring Jason Alexander, Danny Trejo and Anson Mount. McHugh has music supervised the music for over 60 feature films and TV including most recently the 2018 Sundance opening night film “Blindspotting” and the Netflix film “ #Reality High,” the Lionsgate film "Spare Parts" starring George Lopez and Marisa Tomei, “Ping Pong Summer starring Susan Sarandon and the Peter Jackson produced documentary “West of Memphis.” As Vice President of Soundtracks at New Line Cinema McHugh co-produced many platinum & gold soundtracks including “Austin Powers”, “The Wedding Singer”, “Boogie Nights,” “Rush Hour,” “Blade” “Mortal Combat 2”, “Love Jones,” and “Money Talks. ” McHugh is Documentary committee member of the Producers Guild and the secretary and founding member of the Guild of Music Supervisors. IMDB Credits:

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Events featuring Jonathan McHugh
Events featuring Jonathan McHugh