Justin Time Productions principal Jonathan Platt’s 23-year tenure as a creative entrepreneur in the entertainment industry encompasses music licensing, film and television music supervision, music publishing, music production and releasing, concert long form production and the acquisition of widely varied entertainment properties. Platt is likewise known for his acumen in international business, having enacted successful joint ventures with South Korea-based Samsung and EMI in Japan.
The Los Angeles native served as an executive and/or producer at various firms throughout the 90s and founded Hyperdisc Records, a joint-venture production company/record label with EMI in Japan. Hyperdisc’s 1997 soundtrack to the TV drama “Long Vacation” was Japan’s all-time best-selling domestic soundtrack. During this period Platt also started Global Disc Records, which issued a series of Cuban music compilations. More recently, he established Justin Time Productions, Inc to handle album and soundtrack production and distribution for high profile projects such as Californication, Parenthood, Friday Night Lights, Hung and The Backbeats. Platt is also the soundtrack producer and music supervisor for the wildly successful “Saw” trilogy, Platt has also worked on the soundtracks for “Rize”; “Damages”; “Cursed”; “Rock School”; “P.S.”; “Eulogy”; and countless other high-profile productions. As part of Justin Time Productions, Inc., Platt has Executive Produced countless concert and original long form dvd’s such as The Warped Tour, Ramones RAW, Graham Parker and The Figgs, Chicago in Chicago, World Baseball Classic DVD’s as well as the Anime Original Soundtrack Album” and DVD for “Galerians: Rion. In addition, Platt founded Jrockrevolution.com, one of the largest Japanese rock websites and on-line communitities outside of Japan. He also was responsible for setting up Image Entertainment Japan with Digital Site which handled distribution of concert DVD’s in Japan as well as established the special markets division for Primary Wave.
Platt has been also responsible for the acquisition of many high profile features in Japan including but not limited The Illusionist, Ramen Girl, Repo The Genetic Opera, Marie and Bruce and Catacombs. Currently, Jonathan is writing and producing the mobile tv series MLB.com Presents: Japan Confidential with MLB.com and Bee TV in Japan.