Born in Belgium in 1984, Jonathan Ortegat grew up in Brussels. In 2003 he received a scholarship from l’Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Politic Sciences after a brief Writing Contest. In 2004, he joins l’Institut des Haut Etudes de Communication and travels to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2006 to make an internship with the Centre Of Visual Production “3 Tamis” of Bukavu. As a result of this trip comes the report “Expression, Mirror of Democracy”. Graduate with honours in 2007, Jonathan is hired as cameraman by RTL until 2008 date of his departure to Argentina where he continued his studies in film. During his studies of Photography Direction in SICA he incorporates into the Argentinean market and works as cameraman in different productions. 2009 is the year of his first documentary “From the Margin”. In 2010 he worked with different directors such as Alejandro F. Moujan and he’s currently developing documentary projects as director.
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