Kilik, Jon 1956–

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KILIK, Jon 1956–


Born December 26, 1956, in Milburn, NJ. Education: Graduated from University of Vermont, 1978.

Addresses: Office—230 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024–6029.

Career: Producer, production manager, and second unit director. Grandview Pictures, producer.

Awards, Honors: Apex Award, best picture producer—drama, Producers Guild Award nomination, Fennecus Award nomination, 1995, all for Dead Man Walking; Apex Award, picture producer—fantasy/science fiction/horror, Fennecus Award nomination, 1998, Golden Satellite Award nomination (with others), best motion picture—comedy or musical, 1999, all for Pleasantville; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best feature, 2001, for Before Night Falls; honorary degree from University of Vermont, 2004.


Film Producer:

The Beat (also known as The Conjurer), Vestron Pictures, 1988.

Fathers & Sons, Pacific Films, 1992.

A Bronx Tale, Savoy Pictures, 1993.

Clockers, MCA/Universal, 1995.

Dead Man Walking, Gramercy, 1995.

Basquiat (also known as Build a Fort, Set It On Fire), Miramax, 1996.

He Got Game, Buena Vista, 1998.

Pleasantville, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Cradle Will Rock, Buena Vista, 1999.

Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999.

Before Night Falls (also known as Antes que anochezca), Fine Line, 2000.

Pollock, Sony Pictures Classics, 2000.

Bamboozled, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Skins, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2002.

25th Hour, Buena Vista, 2002.

She Hate Me, Warner Bros., 2003.

Alexander, Warner Bros., 2004.

Film Coproducer:

Malcolm X (also known as X), Warner Bros., 1992.

Pret–a–Porter (also known as Pret–a–Porter: Ready to Wear and Ready to Wear), Miramax, 1994.

Film Executive Producer:

Bum Rap, Light Age Filmworks, 1988.

Crooklyn, 1994.

Saints and Sinners, 1994.

Girl 6, Fox Searchlight, 1996.

Last Party 2000 (documentary; also known as The Party's Over), Film Movement, 2001.

Film Line Producer:

Do the Right Thing, MCA/Universal, 1989.

Mo' Better Blues, Universal, 1990.

Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991.

Film Work; Other:

Production assistant, No Nukes, 1980.

Second assistant director, Maria's Lovers, Cannon Films, 1984.

Production supervisor: New York, Prizzi's Honor, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1985.

Assistant director: New York, Harem, 1985.

Location manager assistant, Sweet Liberty, Universal, 1986.

Assistant director: New York, Crocodile Dundee, Paramount, 1986.

Second assistant director, Raising Arizona, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1987.

Production manger, Clockers, MCA/Universal, 1995.

Unit production manager, He Got Game, Buena Vista, 1998.

Production manager, Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999.

Unit production manager, 25th Hour, Buena Vista, 2002.

Also worked on Stardust Memories.



Vermont Quarterly, Winter, 2003.