Born and raised in Fountain, Colorado, Jon Watts intended to study chemical engineering in college, however, his plans changed when he won a coveted scholarship to NYU’s Tisch School of Arts.
While attending film school, Watts made two highly praised short films, Clay Pride and The Invisible Dog, which were both applauded by The New York Times and awarded NYU’s highest honor.
Watts has directed numerous videos that display his diverse and stylistic approach to filmmaking for artists such as Death Cab For Cutie, The Thrills, The Rapture and TV On The Radio, as well as commercial campaigns for ESPN, NY Lottery, and Sprite.
His second feature film, Cop Car, starring Kevin Bacon and produced by Park Pictures, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Watts directed and co-wrote Spiderman Homecoming and Far From Home. And is currently filming the Star Wars series “Skeleton Crew."