Jon Schnepp Bio
Jonathan D. “Jon” Schnepp was born on 16 May 1967 in the United States and passed on on 19 July 2018. She was an American producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, and cinematographer whose company, Schneppzone, works on short films and TV Shows. His documentary film The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? was met with mostly positive reviews upon its release in 2015. He regularly made appearances on Collider Movie Talk and Collider Nightmares and hosted Collider Heroes each week. He passed away on July 19, 2018, due to complications following a stroke.
|Born||May 16, 1967 in the United States|
|Died||July 19, 2018|
|Age||He died at the age of 51 years|
|Cause of Death||Stroke|
|Wife||Holly Payne, a film actor|
|Occupation||Producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, cinematographer|
|Books||Creepy Romance IV 2017, Slayer: Repentless 2017, Metalocalypse: Dethklok 2011, Zombie Tales Omnibus: Outbreak 2011, Creepy Romance 2014, Creepy Romance III 2015|
Jon Schnepp Biography – Career
From 2013 to 2015, Schnepp was a regular contributor to AMC Movie Talk on YouTube, an online show dedicated to film news and commentaries. Following the cancellation of the series by AMC Theatres and subsequent pickup by Collider, Schnepp remained as a regular contributor to the talk show.
In 2015, Schnepp directed the 2015 documentary film The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened?, which documents behind-the-scenes events surrounding the canceled Tim Burton film Superman Lives. Partially raised through a successful Kickstarter campaign, it premiered on May 1, 2015, and was released through VOD on July 9, 2015, to some positive reviews.
Jon Schnepp Cause of Death
His wife, Holly Payne confirmed on Twitter of Joh Schnepp death expressing her grief and the cause of his death. She also requested the family’s privacy be respected;
“It is with a broken heart the Schnepp family and I must announce the passing of our beloved Jon Schnepp, who died peacefully on July 19, 2018,” fiance Holly Payne wrote on Twitter. “Jon ultimately succumbed to the effects of a massive stroke. He had a blood clot removed from his left carotid artery, but the bleeding could not be stopped. Irreparable and catastrophic damage was caused to both hemispheres and all brain activity ceased. His sister Deborah and I had to make the difficult decision to take him off of life support. There was no possible way for him to recover.”
The hardest thing I’ve ever had to write. Our statement regarding @JonSchnepp from myself & the Schnepp family. Our hearts are heavy. Please respect our privacy. We are still raising money for his costly medical expenses. Thank you for your support. https://t.co/2qg7a9LcJG pic.twitter.com/hBfW7l7A5M
— Holly Payne @TDOSLWH (@hollykpayne) July 20, 2018
Jon Schnepp GoFundMe Page to Raise Medical Costs
The family has set up a GoFundMe page to fund-raise for his medicinal costs, with an objective of $150,000. Up until now, the funds raised are more than $100,000.
Patton Oswalt tweeted a tribute to his friend. “Jon Schnepp, an inventive and great-hearted man, has passed away. If you can, if it’s not too much trouble assist Holly with the massive, life-squashing medical bills? We should help somebody who’s been devasted.”
Schnepp is survived by his wife Payne, his sister, Deborah, his mom, Miriam, and his dad, David. Memorial plans are yet to be announced.
Condolences Messages on Twitter
My heart is broken. Jon Schnepp has passed away. In the time I got to know him, he was always a really nice guy and big-hearted friend. My heart goes out to Holly. My deepest condolences and warmest prayers to Jon, his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/eXrFToh2tP
— Scott Mantz (@MovieMantz) July 20, 2018
I've just learned of @JonSchnepp passing from this mortal coil. It is strange to be at SDCC surrounded by the essence and impact of the artist, writer, and director. Today we celebrate his sweaty fucking awesome spirit. I'll see you on the other side Schnepp.
— Available to Host Your #SDCC Panels (@JoelleMonique) July 20, 2018
Jon Schnepp meant so much to so many people. ❤️ Fans at comic con: I know members of his team are hurting and may need space/time, please be respectful of that today.
If you want to help, please consider donating to help his family cover his medical bills
— Dani Fernandez (@msdanifernandez) July 20, 2018