As co-owner of The Brain Factory, Jon has created horror attractions, VR and immersive experiences for clients such as Tim Burton, YouTube Red Studios, and TASCHEN Books, and produced 3D ghost illusions for President Obama's 1st Halloween Party at The White House.
Jon recently directed/produced "HAUNTERS: The Art Of The Scare", a documentary about how haunted houses for Halloween have spawned a growing subculture of extreme full-contact terror simulations. The movie is now on Netflix and has received critical acclaim since premiering at Fantastic Fest 2017: "9 out of 10!" - Film Threat, "Shockingly entertaining" - Dread Central, "Enthralling" - Bloody Disgusting
Jon also directed/produced FLATLINE EXPERIENCE, a Virtual Reality project that gives audiences the ability to become active participants in an actual near death experience. "I was profoundly affected." - The Huffington Post
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