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JONATHAN JONES JOINS BITE COLLECTIVE
7 July 2022

British cinematographer and director Jonathan Jones, who has more than two decades of experience working in television and has picked up four Emmys for his trouble, has joined the elite food crew at Bite Collective.

His TV work incudes the David Attenborough natural history series Planet Earth 2; Disney's Nature Elephant; and One Strange Rock for National Geographic.

In addition to his involvement with these TV projects, Jones has been creating food and drink films for an array of clients including Diageo and Heineken.

Alongside his producer wife Emma Jones, he runs the production studio Ember Films, which owns a state of the art studio facility outside of London giving him access to motion control robotics, high speed and 8k resolution cameras, tracking vehicles, drones, lighting and post production, and these will now form part of Bite’s capability.

Alex Katz of Bite says: "We are delighted that Jonathan has joined us.  He brings a completely different perspective to our world of food  and drink at BITE and we are very excited to be able to offer his considerable talents within our roster."

While Jonathan Jones says: "I'm really excited to be joining the team.  My passion is in combining fresh creative thinking with newly emerging technologies to deliver compelling narratives around food and drink.  I think that Bite is the perfect place for me to push boundaries and I’m super excited to get cracking."

You can check out his work for yourself and then give Alex Katz a shout on 020 3095 5245.

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