Jonny Stearn is a BA Hons Filmmaker who also trained in Prosthetics/Special Make Up FX under Dave Bonneywell while at Neill Gorton's - Gorton Studios in 2013.
Born and raised in Germany as a British Forces dependent, Jonny has a passion for travel, he has lived in different locations around the world and is currently based in Covent Garden, London. Jonny Stearn is a Filmmaker who is currently studying part-time towards an MA in Filmmaking at Raindance, concentrating on a feature-length project. He trained in Prosthetics/Special Make-Up FX at Gorton Studios in 2013 after attending MA Digital Effects at NFTS. Jonny also completed a BA (Hons) in Film Studies, gaining a 2:1 from LSBU where he was awarded the Course Director's prize on graduation.
Before turning his attention to film, Jonny worked as a Body Piercer which included celebrity clientele. He managed his own piercing studio and for 10 years worked for Metalmorphosis at five of their stores and most of the annual music festivals and trade shows. Jonny has had a couple of his short films played at festivals and once worked as a Cinema Projectionist which helped ignite the film bug even more.
As well as being in love with all aspects of Film, Jonny's roots are grounded in skateboarding, photography and music - he studied Music Technology in Leeds College of Music. He has had exhibitions as an artist, been a circus performer where he did juggling and extreme fireshows, and also promoted his own club-nights.
The Trips was filmed in Germany and the UK and features a cast of family and friends, Written and directed by Jonny Stearn.
Jonnys first movie, a film inspired by the popular techno track by Dave the Drummer and Chirs Liberator. The film acts as a promo video for the track "One Night In Hackney", and revolves around a story about a dog who goes to an underground rave in London. Written and directed by Jonny Stearn.
Sick and twisted, X rated dark comedy animation made by Jonny Stearn and Henry Cullen A.k.a D.A.V.E The Drummer. Created, written, produced, edited and directed by Jonny Stearn. Starring Jonny Stearn and Henry Cullen. Soundtrack and sound design by Henry Cullen. Narration written by Jonny Stearn and Henry Cullen. Artwork by Jonny Stearn. A Jonboy Films Production. made in London 2012 (Over the Olympic period). Play on surround sound speakers for full effect!!
Short documentary made by Jonny Stearn in his second year of uni in 2010. This video shows a bunch of dudes going skydiving - some for the first time, all with hardly any sleep and massive hangovers.