Jon Savage is the author of Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945, which was published and critically acclaimed in the UK, North America, and Germany in 2007. His television writing credits include the BAFTA winning BBC Arena documentary, The Brian Epstein Story, and most recently the acclaimed Joy Division, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, is distributed by the Weinstein Company and the Works, and was awarded the UK Film Council's Best Documentary Award at the 2008 Griersons. After graduating from Cambridge he published a fanzine called London's Outrage, and worked for Sounds, Melody Maker and The Face. His first book, The Kinks: The Official Biography was followed by England's Dreaming, the award-winning history of the Sex Pistols, punk, and Britain in the late seventies.
TFI Documentary Fund | 2011