Birth Name: Jon Favreau
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Jon Favreau was born on Nov. 19, 1966, and raised in Queens, NY. The son of two schoolteachers, Favreau graduated from the acclaimed Bronx High School of Science before going on to Queens College, where he dropped out in favor of training for a potential comedy career. He moved to Chicago, the nation's hotbed of improv and sketch comedy, and studied comedy under improvisation guru Del Close at the Improv Olympic. He also enjoyed some professional success with local dinner theaters. Favreau had his first screen success when he was cast as the shy friend of Sean Astin's aspiring football player "Rudy" (1993) in David Anspaugh's biopic. A steadily employed actor, Favreau made guest appearances ... Continue Bio >>
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"Initially, I said I wasn’t sure how to do it. I told them it involved working within a purely digital space, which is not really my forte. I suggested maybe they should get someone who has done this sort of thing before. They said, ‘No one has really done this sort of thing before,’ and [director] Jon [Favreau] said he preferred someone who considered himself a live-action photographer but who had also been down the visual-effects road and could understand the things they were talking about."
— director of photography Bill Pope, ASC
on joining the production of The Jungle Book
You'll find the complete story on the making of the film in the May issue of American Cinematographer.
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