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Jonathan Sehring

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Producer (feature film)

Boyhood (2014)
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. B
Boyhood (2014)
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. B
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
Twenty-nine-year old Wilson has just had the worst year of his life. He is new to Los Angeles; and on this special night; he has no date, no concrete plans and every intention of locking the doors and forgetting that the past year ever happened--that is until his best friend, Jacob, browbeats him in
Night Listener, The (2006)
A psychological thriller that revolves around the celebrated writer and popular late-night radio show host, Gabriel Noone, who develops an intense relationship with a young listener named Pete and his adopted mother, just as his own domestic life is undergoing changes. When a troubling question aris
Sorry, Haters (2005)
An Arab cab driver picks up a troubled, well-heeled professional woman with unexpected results. Phoebe hails a taxi in midtown. Her driver Ashade is happy for the big fare, but shocked to see Phoebe get out at her destination, pick up a rock and scrape it hard along the side of a parked minivan. Ash
Ballad of Jack and Rose, The (2005) as Executive Producer
1986. Jack lives on the site of his abandoned island commune with his 16-year-old daughter Rose. Since the breakup of the commune, Jack has sheltered Rose completely from the influences of the outside world, but now his fatal illness and Rose's emerging womanhood pose troubling questions about the d
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) as Executive Producer
Christine is a lonely artist and "Eldercab" driver who uses her fantastical artistic visions to draw her aspirations and objects of desire closer to her. Richard, a newly single shoe salesman and father of two boys, is prepared for amazing things to happen. But when he meets the captivating Christin
American Gun (2005)
A series of interwoven storylines that comments on the proliferation of guns in America and its impact on citizens nation-wide. At the start of another day in a Virginia gun store, owner Carl continues to sidestep controversy while running the shop he loves. His newest employee is his granddaughter
Baxter, The (2005)
The Baxter is the kind of guy you "settle" for because you can't be with the one you really love. And no one's ever been more of Baxter than tax accountant Elliot Sherman. Nice but safe, Elliot has been left at the proverbial 'altar' more times than once. From high school to college to business scho
November (2004) as Executive Producer
After a dinner out, photographer Sophie Jacobs and her boyfriend, Hugh, stop at a corner store for a late night snack. While Sophie waits unaware in the car, Hugh is murdered in a violent robbery. Haunted by guilt, Sophie goes on with her life as best she can: teaching photography at a local art co
Pizza (2004) as Executive Producer
Former high school hotshot and college town legend, thirty-something Matt is now the world's oldest pizza delivery boy, filling his time with meaningless relationships and political activism that leads nowhere. Matt can't commit to anything but pizza, for which he holds an almost mystical devotion.
Casa de Los Babys (2003) as Executive Producer
Six American women travel to an unnamed South American country to adopt babies. According to local law, the women are forced to establish residency and live among the native people. The women include: a working-class Southerner who is a member of Alcoholics Anonymous; a neurotic Jewish New Yorker; a
Camp (2003) as Executive Producer
When the kids on a packed bus heading to the country are belting Sondheim tunes, you know Camp Ovation is different. It is a place where talented young people can get away from their everyday lives and be themselves without apologies. Long summer days at Camp Ovation are ripe with life lessons, roma
This So-Called Disaster (2003) as Executive Producer
After the American playwright and actor Sam Shepard had played the role of the ghost in Michael Almereyda's "Hamlet," Shepard invited the filmmaker to document rehearsals for his "The Late Henry Moss," that he staged with Nick Nolte and Sean Penn in leading roles. Almereyda and his crew filmed the l
Intermission (2003)
A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed couple's break-up sets off a chain of
Pieces of April (2003) as Executive Producer
April Burns is a wild, 21-year-old young woman with a very big problem. Against her own better judgment, she's invited her estranged, straightlaced family for Thanksgiving dinner. Her boyfriend, Bobby, wants to help, but she banishes him from the apartment while she attempts to cook the meal. To mak
Tadpole (2002) as Executive Producer
Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from Chauncey Academy for the Thanksgiving weekend, Oscar confi
Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002) as Executive Producer
A tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten "with ambition" desp
Ash Wednesday (2002) as Executive Producer
In 1980s New York, Francis and Sean Sullivan are Irish brothers struggling to escape their pasts, once entangled with Italian gang warfare. Francis is a reformed tough guy who did his share of bashing heads on the streets of Hell's Kitchen. Three years prior, his younger brother, Sean, was murdere
Monsoon Wedding (2001) as Executive Producer
The romantic monsoon rains loom over New Delhi, giving occasional relief from the relentless summer heat, as the Verma family prepares for their daughter's arranged marriage. The father of the bride, Lalit Verma, and his wife Pimmi have endured the ups and downs of a traditional marriage. With their
World Traveler (2001) as Executive Producer
Everything in Cal's life has come easily to him. An extremely handsome man in his early 30s, he has all the outward trappings of success: a good career, a beautiful wife and a young son who adores him. But on the morning of his son's third birthday, something snaps in Cal and he packs his bag and hi
Tape (2001) as Executive Producer
Within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan, three old friends come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. John, a first-time filmmaker, is in Michigan to present his film at a local film festival. Vince, now a volunteer firefighter and sma
Waking Life (2001) as Executive Producer
A boy has a dream that he can float, but unless he holds on, he will drift away into the sky. Even when he is grown up, this idea recurs. After a strange accident, he walks through what may be a dream, flowing in and out of scenarios and encountering various characters. People he meets discuss scien
Chelsea Walls (2001) as Executive Producer
Grace and Audrey are young poets who constantly struggle with issues of art and love. Grace should love Frank, an artist who respects and understands her. But she still responds to the siren call of the lover who left New York for L.A. Similarly, Audrey lets impenetrable Val back into her life, know
Final (2001) as Executive Producer
Life holds many mysteries for Bill: waking from a drug-induced stupor in an antiseptic hospital facility, he has recurring flashbacks of cracking up his truck in some kind of government installation and being found at the base of a cliff, hypothermic and unconscious. Bill's flashbacks are intermingl
Our Song (2000) as Executive Producer
About three members of the Jackie Robinson Steppers Marching Band and how they cop with living in the inner city.
Happy Accidents (2000) as Executive Producer
Lovelorn, recovering co-dependent Ruby Weaver has just about given up on finding the right man when she bumps into Sam Deed, a sweet newcomer from Dubuque, Iowa. They quickly fall for each other but, almost as fast, their relationship takes a mysterious turn. Just as Ruby is beginning to relish her
Girlfight (2000) as Executive Producer
Trouble comes too easily to Diana Guzman, a high school senior with a chip on her shoulder and nameless, aimless scores to settle. Running an errand one day for her father Sandro, Diana finds herself in one of Brooklyn's most famous boxing gyms. At the sight of boxers sparring in the ring, her mind
Songcatcher (2000) as Executive Producer
After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister who runs a struggling rural school in Appalachia. There she stumbles upon the discovery of her life--a treasure trove of ancient Scots-Irish ballads, song
Spring Forward (1999) as Executive Producer
A chronicle of the burgeoning relationship between a young ex-con, Paul, and his new work partner, Murph, a veteran municipal employee facing his upcoming retirement. The film begins the day the recently parolled Paul -- jailed for holding up a Dunkin' Donuts in a moment of financial desperation --
Boys Don't Cry (1999) as Executive Producer
In Falls City, Nebraska, Brandon Teena was a newcomer with a future who had the small rural community enchanted. Women adored him and almost everyone who met this charismatic stranger was drawn to his charming innocence. But Falls City's hottest date and truest friend had one secret: he wasn't the p
Mr. Death: the Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) as Executive Producer
Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Massachusettes decided to become the "Florence Nightengale of Death Row"--a humanitarian, a humanist, whose mission was to design and repair gas chambers, electric chairs, lethal injection systems and gallows. He became renowned in his field and was eventually
Divine Trash (1998) as Executive Producer
A look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters from his childhood puppet shows in his native Baltimore to the successful release of Pink Flamingos (USA/1972), widely regarded as the most important underground film ever made; the overview paints a portrait of a fiercely dedicated and ambiti
Gray's Anatomy (1997) as Executive Producer
Acclaimed monologuist Spalding Gray recounts his latest neurotic exploits after he experiences blurriness in one eye. Diagnosed with a rare ocular disease, "drooping eye" -- and refusing, on quasi-religious grounds, to submit to conventional surgery -- Gray obsessively seeks out an array of alternative "natural" therapies, including: a Native American sweat ceremony; a raw vegetarian diet; and a visit to a Filipino doctor known as "the Elvis Presley of psychic surgeons."
Howard Hawks: American Artist (1997) as Executive Producer (Bravo)
Portrait of American film director Howard Hawks known as a maverick within the commercial industry who had a fondness for creating sassy female characters who unsettle male universes.
Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera, The (1996) as Executive Producer
This documentary on Sam Fuller mixes interviews with Fuller and with other directors who have been influenced by him, such as Martin Scorsese and Jim Jarmusch. It also includes visits to film locations, archival footage and clips from some of Fuller's films.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1997) as Special Thanks
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere, a two-bit hustler is gunned down. His car--a cherry red '63 convertible--races off into the blazing midday sun with an unseen killer behind its wheel. Funny how sometimes a car changes hands in a minute. A few hundred miles across the desert, two used car salesmen

Producer (special)

Decade Under the Influence, A (2003) as Executive Producer
The 1970s was an extraordinary time of rebellion, of questioning every accepted idea: political activism, hedonism, protests, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, the civil rights movement, the music revolution, rage and liberation. Every standard by which we set our social and cultural cloc
Murder By Numbers (2002) as Executive Producer
Documentary about the rise of films about serial killers since the 1970s.
Crossover (2001) as Executive Producer
Documentary that talks with many of the musicians who have taken the leap into acting and filmmaking during their careers.
Indie Sex: Taboos (2001) as Executive Producer
Documentary examines sexuality in independent films.
Name of This Film Is Dogme95, The (2000) as Executive Producer (Ifc)
Documentary, conceived by journalist Richard Kelly, that takes a comical approach to the Dogme95 filmmaking movement, the Danish filmmaking collective whose ideals include using only natural light and handheld cameras, echewing optical filters, etc.
American Nightmare, The (2000) as Producer
Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews
Delroy Lindo on Spike Lee (1999) as Executive Producer (Ifc)
Actor Delroy Lindo speaks one-on-one with director Spike Lee. Lee speaks about growing up in Brooklyn, his path to becoming a director, his personal and professional influences, responsibility for providing opportunities for African-Americans in the film industry, and more.
In Bad Taste: The John Waters Story (1999) as Executive Producer
Profile of filmmaker John Waters.
Sting (1996) as Executive Producer (Bravo)
Profile of Sting, following the singer, musician and songwriter during the recording of his sixth solo album "Mercury Falling."
Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera, The (1996) as Executive Producer (Independent Film Channel)
A documentary about the Hollywood iconoclast -- filmmaker Sam Fuller, whose career includes such films as "Steel Helmet" (1951), "Pickup on South Street" (1953), "Shock Corridor" (1963), "The Naked Kiss" (1964), "The Big Red One" (1982) and "White Dog" (1984).
Gershwin (1994) as Bravo Executive In Charge Of Production
Music documentary about the production of a record album, "The Glory of Gershwin," produced by George Martin for harmonica player Larry Adler.
Everybody Just Stay Calm -- Stories in Independent Filmmaking (1994) as Executive Producer
Brief interviews with 23 independent film makers, actors, producers and distributors concerning their experiences in the industry.
Independent Spirit: Close Up (1993) as Executive Producer
Host Mario Van Peebles talks with independent filmmakers.

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