Jon Betz

documentary filmmaker

Jon Betz is a Portland documentary filmmaker and Producer for Queen of the Sun. Jon is a graduate from Rhode Island School of Design where he received the Tiffany Rosen Scholarship Award for Excellence in Narrative Filmmaking and Fine Arts Award for Excellence in Film.

Jon’s work strives to maintain a high degree of artistic craft while digging deeply into the spiritual, emotional and ethical issues surrounding his characters. He recently received an award from the Tacoma Film Festival for his film Memorize-you-saw-it, an intimate autobiographical documentary journaling his time as an aid worker living with former-child soldiers in Eastern Uganda.