Jonathan Goodman Levitt


Jonathan is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and the founder of Changeworx. His films as director and/or producer have been supported by BBC, PBS, Netflix, NHK, Ford Foundation, and Sundance Institute. Documentaries he's worked on have followed people from five continents for multiple years.

Changeworx's latest collaboration is Among the Believers, an investigation of the Red Mosque madrassah network made by a Pakistani Muslim, Indian Hindu and American Jew (Jonathan). It’s played 60+ festivals in 25+ countries and won 30+ awards. Jonathan's Silver Telly-winner Follow the Leader (2012) premiered in Tampa & Charlotte during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Funded by multiple foreign broadcasters, it was released in the U.S. by Angelika Film Center, PBS stations and Cinedigm. Sunny Intervals and Showers (2003) aired within the BBC Storyville series, and was nominated for Grierson and Mental Health Media Awards.

Jonathan was a Fulbright Scholar at the UK’s National Film & TV School (NFTS) in 1999, after studying psychology, painting, and political philosophy at Stanford. His volunteer activities include serving on NY’s Fulbright Association Board as Co-Advocacy Chair, and as a co-mediator in arts disputes via Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. After nearly a decade in London, Jonathan has been based in Brooklyn since 2008.