Jon Greenhalgh is an Emmy nominated filmmaker who attended Syracuse University, where he met 1990 NCAA champion wrestler and teammate Mark Kerr. Kerr would later become the subject of Jon's first film titled The Smashing Machine, which aired in 2004 as an episode of the critically acclaimed documentary series HBO: America Undercover.  In 2016 Greenhalgh directed Team Foxcatcher, which was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Historical Documentary category and is currently streaming as a Netflix Original.

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In 2008 Greenhalgh returned to Syracuse University to earn his master’s degree in Television, Radio, and Film (TRF) from the S.I. Newhouse school of communications. In 2010 he was hired to write the screenplay for Diane's Room (biopic of Olympic Champion Dan Gable) in collaboration with Oscar winning screenwriter John Irving (Cider House Rules). Greenhalgh currently lives with his wife and young child 90 miles north of NYC in the sleepy mountain town of Woodstock, NY.