Jon Haller is a writer and director from Carbondale, Ill. He earned his MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University School of the Arts, where he received the inaugural Lewis Cole Memorial Screenwriting Award. As a playwright, he has received three fellowships from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Named by The Dramatist magazine as one of "50 to Watch," he has also written and directed award-winning online videos for companies such as Random House, AT&T and The Onion News Network. In 2007, his short screenplay "Tymbals" received the Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant. His short film "Concerto" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009 and went on to numerous festivals, winning the BAFTA/LA Award for Excellence at Aspen Shortsfest. After serving as director’s assistant for Oren Moverman, the Oscar-nominated writer/director of The Messenger, he went on to become writer’s assistant for HBO’s In Treatment and two seasons of NBC’s 30 Rock. There, his “Frank vs. Lutz” webisodes won him the 2011 Writer’s Guild Award for Outstanding Writing in New Media. Currently, he is script coordinator on ABC’s Last Man Standing.
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