The Milwaukee Independent Film Society (MIFS) established the Pace-setter Award six years ago to bestow upon persons that are dedicated to advancing filmmaking in Wisconsin.
Jon Kline is a director, cinematographer, and photographer, raised in the Midwest. His years of experience stretch from feature films and shorts to no-budget viral web videos. In 2013, he founded Milwaukee's first DSLR rental house for filmmakers, MKE Production Rental, with the goal of empowering Milwaukee filmmakers to tell more compelling stories. He lives in Wauwatosa with his wife, Anna.
Jon will receive the Pace-setter award on Friday September 5th, during the opening night of the 16th Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival.