Video Project Samples for
Digital Media Coordinator (Videographer)
California State University, San Bernardino

Fading stars

A Santa Monica Independent Film Selectee 2014 for Short Documentary Film.

From the frigid waters of Alaska to the sunny beaches of Southern California, the iconic sea stars are fading from the reefs. Once colorful tide pools are now graveyards; littered with the remains of the dying creatures whose bodies are liquefied by a mysterious disease.

Jonathen wrote, directed and produced this short documentary film which is continued to be shown at California State University Long Beach in their Marine Science course.

the jumper maybach story Trailer

Winner Best LGBTQ Film at NiFF Houston International Film Festival 2016.

Official Selection at Awareness Film Festival 2016.

Texas-born Ben Workman was pushed to the breaking point after a lifetime of discrimination and bullying. Until one day, something magical happened: Ben experienced an awakening that would change his life in a profound way. Enter Jumper Maybach, clown personae and abstract painter, alter ego of Ben Workman. Through his newfound freedom of expression, Jumper uses art to spread his message of universal love and acceptance.

Jonathen was an editor, scriptwriter, and back-up cameraman for this full-length documentary film.


City of banning: banning business center story

A recent news story for City of Banning published on their website, social media, and public access television stations.

City of Banning's Mayor George Moyer, Interim City Manager and Chief of Police Alex Diaz, and the court-appointed receiver provide updates on the receivership process for the Banning City Center.

Jonathen filmed, interviewed, and edited this video news story for  his current employer,  City of Banning, and completed on a quick-turn-around for immediate release.