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From his time working as an executive at Miramax, Jonathan Gordon learned how to make independent-minded films that could be successful in the mainstream. With the Miramax template as his launching pad, he was able to make smart, independent movies that resonated with regular audiences, as well as hold an executive perch at Universal Studios as President of Production. After graduating from Northwestern University, Gordon started at Miramax as an intern in 1990, and became Harvey Weinstein's assistant two years later. In 1995, Gordon became Director of Production in 1995, and eventually moved up to Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President, and Co-President of Production. As an executive producer, Gordon oversaw over fifty Miramax movies including David O Russell's debut film "Flirting With Disaster" (1996), Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's breakthrough "Good Will Hunting" (1997), George Clooney's "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" (2002), and four Kevin Smith films including the religious comedy "Dogma" (1999) and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" (2001). Gordon ultimately put in fifteen years at Miramax until the company finally broke away from Walt Disney in 2005. Gordon then became President of...

From his time working as an executive at Miramax, Jonathan Gordon learned how to make independent-minded films that could be successful in the mainstream. With the Miramax template as his launching pad, he was able to make smart, independent movies that resonated with regular audiences, as well as hold an executive perch at Universal Studios as President of Production. After graduating from Northwestern University, Gordon started at Miramax as an intern in 1990, and became Harvey Weinstein's assistant two years later. In 1995, Gordon became Director of Production in 1995, and eventually moved up to Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President, and Co-President of Production. As an executive producer, Gordon oversaw over fifty Miramax movies including David O Russell's debut film "Flirting With Disaster" (1996), Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's breakthrough "Good Will Hunting" (1997), George Clooney's "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" (2002), and four Kevin Smith films including the religious comedy "Dogma" (1999) and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" (2001). Gordon ultimately put in fifteen years at Miramax until the company finally broke away from Walt Disney in 2005. Gordon then became President of Production for Universal Pictures, presiding over the development of "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007) and "The Kingdom" (2007). Never leaving the independent world behind, Gordon then went back to working with David O. Russell, producing two of his most acclaimed films, "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012), and "American Hustle" (2013), which were both critical and box office successes that were also nominated for multiple Academy Awards.

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