Jason Wishnow


Los Angeles, California, United States

Jason Wishnow is the filmmaker who launched TED Talks, the Peabody Award winning video series watched over one billion times (even in outer space).

Wishnow works at the intersection of film and emerging technologies and has been called “no stranger to difficult shoots” (Wired UK, 2014), an “online-video virtuoso” (New York Times, 2009), the “enfant terrible of digital film” (The Guardian, 2000), and one of the ten most influential digital filmmakers of 1999 (RES Magazine).

Wishnow was an invited speaker at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival to present a future where web and mobile cinema would one day be everywhere. Wishnow returned to Sundance in 2004 to premiere his short film, “Oedipus,” which played on the Sundance Channel from 2007-2012.