Jon Dalgaard

Jon Dalgaard is a Danish-Australian creator and screenwriter working mainly in comedy and children’s animation.

Jon is the co-creator of BedHead, a comedy pilot aired by the Australian Broadcast Corporation in 2015. The initial web series of BedHead garnered well over 100,000 online views and has since been nominated for ‘Best Comedy’ at the Melbourne Web Fest.

Prior to this, Jon was commissioned to develop a pilot and show bible for Cartoon Network Studios, and has written for LEGO. He freelances as a trusted industry script reader and story analyst for clients in Australia, Europe and the US, including for eOne, Lionsgate and StudioCanal.

Jon is a screenwriting graduate from the Australian Film Television & Radio School and holds a film degree from the University of East Anglia where he also studied Creative Writing.

Before becoming a writer he worked in film development, production and distribution. He worked for international film studio Lionsgate in both London and Sydney, releasing internationally renowned media properties such as ‘Good Night and Good Luck’, ‘3:10 To Yuma’, ‘The Lives of Others’ and ‘Mad Men’.

Please contact Aoife with enquiries about Jon’s shows and his availability as a staff writer.

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