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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

Vocal Instructor Eboneé Davis and OperaCreole Featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition

As principal soprano and board member of the New Orleans opera company OperaCreole, FAMIS vocal instructor Eboneé Davis was recently mentioned in a profile on NPR’s Weekend Edition: “OperaCréole, an opera company founded in New Orleans, is resurrecting music written […]

Flor Serna’s Electric Girls Camp Returns to Loyola

Scott Billington-Produced Record Wins BMA Blues Record of the Year

Bobby Rush’s Grammy®-winning 2017 album Porcupine Meat, produced by Loyola’s own Scott Billington, chalked up another win for Album of the Year at the 38th annual Blues Music Awards.  Held on May 11th by The Blues Foundation at the Cook Convention Center […]

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