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Also Known As: Jeremiah S. Chechik Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA Profession: director, fashion photographer, painter

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This director has had several successful careers since leaving his native Montreal. Educated at McGill University, Chechik moved to Milan in the late 1970s and became a well-known fashion photographer. Emigrating to the US in the early 1980s, he made a name for himself as a much-awarded director of TV commercials (AT&T, Hallmark, etc.). He then edged his way into the emerging music video industry and, with the rise of MTV, worked with such artists as Hall & Oates and Van Halen.

This director has had several successful careers since leaving his native Montreal. Educated at McGill University, Chechik moved to Milan in the late 1970s and became a well-known fashion photographer. Emigrating to the US in the early 1980s, he made a name for himself as a much-awarded director of TV commercials (AT&T, Hallmark, etc.). He then edged his way into the emerging music video industry and, with the rise of MTV, worked with such artists as Hall & Oates and Van Halen.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Eureka (2007)
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  Avengers, The (1998) Director
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  Diabolique (1996) Director
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  Benny & Joon (1993) Director
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  Meltdown (2004) Director

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After college, moved to Toronto to work as photographer and painter
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Moved to Milan to work as fashion photographer in late 1970s
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Moved to US to direct TV commercials and music videos in 1980s
1989:
Feature film directing debut, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
1990:
TV series directing debut, premiere of "The Big Room" (HA! TV)
1993:
Helmed the feature, "Benny & Joon"
1996:
Helmed "Diabolique" a remake of the 1955 French film "Les Diaboliques"
1998:
Directed the feature adaption of the British cult television series, "The Avengers"
2005:
Directed episodes of the ESPN series, "Tilt"
2007:
Directed the ESPN miniseries, "The Bronx Is Burning"; earned a DGA nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television
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Education

McGill University: Montreal , Quebec -

Notes

Chechik has won several CLIO Awards and citations from the Director's Guild of America for his work directing commercials

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