Jeremiah Chechik

Director, Fashion photographer, Painter
This director has had several successful careers since leaving his native Montreal. Educated at McGill University, Chechik moved to Milan in the late 1970s and became a well-known fashion photographer. Emigrating to the ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1954 in Montreal, Quebec, CA

Filmography

Director (29)

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Motive 2014, 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Rogue 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Shadowhunters 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Bitten 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Helix 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

South Of Hell 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Reign 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

The Right Kind of Wrong 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Against the Wall 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Being Human (Syfy) 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Burn Notice 2007 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Gossip Girl 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

The Glades 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Warehouse 13 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Leverage 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

The Good Guys 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

Chuck 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

JONAS 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

Mental 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

The Bronx Is Burning 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

The Avengers 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Gun 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Director

The Big Room 1989 - 1991, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Director

Diabolique 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Benny & Joon 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Meltdown (TV Show)

Director
Producer (1)

The Queen of the Night 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

This director has had several successful careers since leaving his native Montreal. Educated at McGill University, Chechik moved to Milan in the late 1970s and became a well-known fashion photographer. Emigrating to the US in the early 1980s, he made a name for himself as a much-awarded director of TV commercials (AT&T, Hallmark, etc.). He then edged his way into the emerging music video industry and, with the rise of MTV, worked with such artists as Hall & Oates and Van Halen.

EDUCATION

McGill University

Montreal , Quebec

Milestones

2007

Directed the ESPN miniseries, "The Bronx Is Burning"; earned a DGA nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

2005

Directed episodes of the ESPN series, "Tilt"

1998

Directed the feature adaption of the British cult television series, "The Avengers"

1996

Helmed "Diabolique" a remake of the 1955 French film "Les Diaboliques"

1993

Helmed the feature, "Benny & Joon"

1990

TV series directing debut, premiere of "The Big Room" (HA! TV)

1989

Feature film directing debut, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"

Moved to Milan to work as fashion photographer in late 1970s

Moved to US to direct TV commercials and music videos in 1980s

After college, moved to Toronto to work as photographer and painter

Bonus Trivia

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Chechik has won several CLIO Awards and citations from the Director's Guild of America for his work directing commercials

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