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Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Intro to the Business of Film
Development and Distribution
Audio for Film and Television
Post-Production Workshop


Extraordinary Professor, Digital Filmmaking

Jonathan Vogl holds a Ph.D. in music composition and has over 20 years experience working in the professional film and television industry. A native of Southern California, Jon relocated to New Orleans in 2010 to found Apex Post Production, an audio and post-production company. Through Apex, he has cultivated relationships with film companies, sound stages, editors, producers, directors, location scouts, government agencies, and other industry professionals throughout Louisiana. While in Louisiana, Jon and Apex worked on the production of the Academy Award-winning feature film Twelve Years A Slave.

A twenty-year film industry veteran of 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles, Jon provided editing, mixing, and/or recording to countless major productions including Die Hard, Minority Report, 28 Days Later, X-Men, and Star Wars (episodes 1, 2, and 3). He holds extensive experience with live sound recording, international dubbing, and graphics supervision, as well as room acoustics and studio design. In addition to his work at Fox, Jon has worked for Sony Pictures, Todd-AO Studios, and Soundelux, among others.

Jon joined FAMIS in 2015 as an Extraordinary Professor of Filmmaking. Currently, he teaches courses in film business, digital editing, and audio for film and television productions. He also serves as Film Production Liaison for Loyola, and works with productions seeking to film on the university’s New Orleans campuses.

In His Own Words

"Working at Loyola enables instructors to share their knowledge and build relationships with tomorrow's workforce leaders. Our faculty are encouraged to bring professional business experiences into academia, and base their teachings on current industry trends."


John’s Latest

Filmmaker Magazine Interviews Professor Jon Vogl

FILMMAKER Magazine recently sat down with Digital Filmmaking professor Jon Vogl to talk shop about post-production – and how filmmakers pay for it. A leading industry publication for over two decades, FILMMAKER offers editorials on the art and the business […]

Professor Esteb’s Feature Sweeps Festivals Across Country

It’s been quite a festival season for Instructor of Screenwriting Steven Esteb. His 2016 feature film, Hate Crime, has swept film festivals across the country, winning awards and accolades in twelve different festivals. This week, the drama racked up its […]

Professor Garrett Bradley Wins Award at Sundance

Garrett Bradley, Instructor of Digital Filmmaking, made quite the splash at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival with her new short film, Alone. The film, which documents the consequences of mass incarceration as seen through the eyes of a single New […]

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