Jon Kilik is an independent producer renowned for his collaborations with visionary directors and for entertainment that integrates powerful stories with human values and social issues. He has partnered creatively with such directors as Spike Lee, Julian Schnabel and Alejandro Iñárritu – and he has produced all four films in the Hunger Games series.
Kilik has produced 14 of Spike Lee’s films including Do The Right Thing, Malcolm X, 25th Hour, and Chi-Raq. Kilik also developed and produced all of the films by artist and director Julian Schnabel including Basquiat, Before Night Falls, and Oscar®-nominated and Golden Globe- winning The Diving Bell and The Butterfly. Kilik first worked with Alejandro Iñárritu on Babel, for which he received a Best Picture Oscar® nomination and the Golden Globe Award for Best Dramatic Film. They reunited for Biutiful, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.
Other highlights of Kilik’s producing career include: Robert De Niro’s A Bronx Tale, Tim Robbins’ Dead Man Walking, Gary Ross’ Pleasantville, Ed Harris’ Pollock, Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers, and Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher.