Producer/Director / Executive Producer
Bold, creative and experienced award-winning writer/director and executive producer.
An Oceanographer / Zoologist and experienced scuba-diving Instructor, John began his TV career at the BBC’s Natural History Uni and has since produced/directed all over the world in many different genres from factual entertainment, documentaries to drama-documentaries and drama.
Talent spotted by BAFTA and trained as a multi-camera drama director at the BBC Academy, John has a strong track record with major broadcasters,
Profoundly deaf from birth, John is an instinctive story-teller with a cinematic flair. As Writer / Director, he won an RTS Best Fiction award for his first short film, Caterpillar which premiered at EIFF.
An experienced producer/director and executive producer with a strong track record of diverse creative and robust editorial content for digital and broadcast. Deeply passionate about diversity, John is a fully inclusive leader and creative collaborator.
Safe Management of TV Productions
12 Oct 2017 - 11 Oct 2022
Leadership and Management for Film Professionals
6 Mar 2020
Coronavirus basic awareness on production training
20 Aug 2020 - 20 Feb 2021
Executive Producer / Director / Mentor/Coach - Various
Oct 2017 - Jan 2019
Managing Director - InterpreterNow / SignHealth
Jan 2014 - Sep 2017
Owner/Creative Director - AngelFish Productions Ltd
Sep 2006 - Dec 2013
Assistant Producer / Producer/Director - BBC TV (London)
May 1996 - Mar 2006
Researcher - BBC TV Network Features (Birmingham)
May 1991 - May 1996
Researcher - BBC Natural History Unit
Dec 1990 - Mar 1991
Zoology + Oceanography - BSc Joint Honours - Swansea University
Sep 1987 - Jul 1990