Jon Behrens is a Seattle based filmmaker, film programmer, photographer, sound manipulator and teacher. His films have been screened through out the world and has been active in the Experimental and avant garde film movement since the early 1980's.
Jon Behrens first began to make films during the late seventies at the height of Seattle’s punk rock scene. Many of his early films shared the same DIY ascetics. A large part of his body of work are abstract experimental art films he has also dabbled in documentary filmmaking. He is probably best known for his hand painted and optically printed films, that he has been doing since 1997. Behrens has screened his work in film festivals, museums and collages around the world since the early 1980’s.
His films are distributed by Canyon Cinema.