What's New

Progress report Jul 20 2014


Hello everyone. I’ve been getting lots of inquiries as to the status of NEW. Mostly of the “is it done yet?” variety. The short answer: almost. Admittedly that’s been my short answer for a while. Completing this film seems to … Continue reading

London May 5 2014

NEW had its world premiere on May 4, 2014 at the Sci-Fi-London Film Festival. Though I wasn’t able to attend, one of NEW’s early supporters, Paul Fitzgerald, was there in the flesh. He sends back these pictures, along with word … Continue reading

A World Premiere – and a race to the finish! Mar 21 2014


We’re very pleased to announce that NEW will see its WORLD PREMIERE at the end of April. In London, no less, at the Sci-Fi London Film Festival! Does that mean the film is done? Well, not quite. But it’s home stretch … Continue reading

In Post Nov 8 2013


It’s barely three months since production wrapped on NEW, but I’ve been looking at photos of the cast & crew on location and it seems like another era to me. Or an alternate universe, maybe. The noise and hustle, the … Continue reading

That’s a wrap! Aug 4 2013


Cheers! Producer Don R. Lewis' POV as he toasts cast and crew

NEW wrapped principal photography on July 30, 2013, after 6 days of shooting. Filming NEW was an amazing, grueling, wonderful, exhausting experience. I’ve never worked harder, never stressed harder and never had as much fun doing anything in my life. … Continue reading

Meet the cast of NEW! Jul 1 2013


It’s been super busy around here as we prepare to make our film NEW. One crucial task has been finding the perfect cast. Special recognition must go out to rock star producer Don R. Lewis, who worked his connections, beat … Continue reading

Location, location, location. Help us find one! Jun 3 2013

It’s been pretty busy here at NEW HQ as we prepare to make our film. Plans are in place to begin shooting in just over one month, and before then there’s plenty to do! Our #1 priorities have been finding … Continue reading

Goal reached – thank you!! May 17 2013


Great news, friends: yesterday WE HIT OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL for our science fiction film, NEW! Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has donated and helped spread the word. Because of you, we’ll be able to make a film we’ve been … Continue reading

On the air Apr 9 2013


Last Thursday I was invited to talk about my past work and my latest film, NEW, on KSRO radio in Santa Rosa. It was a lot of fun, my thanks to Steve Jackson and Mike DeWald for having me on! … Continue reading

My Work

Films

NEW

Would you buy a one-way ticket to the future? Continue reading

La vie d’un chien (The Life of a Dog)

My award winning sci-fi/comedy short. Apologies to the late Chris Marker. Continue reading

The Story of Sputnik

For anyone who misses the cold war. Starring veteran SF Bay Area comedian Mike Meehan. Continue reading

Scripts

Occupant

A feature-length screenplay. Apocalyptic sci-fi/horror. Well-reviewed at triggerstreet.com, except for the guy who said “this went way beyond my taste.” Continue reading

The Sensitivity Program

Reviving the women-in-prison genre with a smart original twist. Winner, best sci-fi screenplay, Austin Film Festival. Continue reading

Gigs

Picture a Better Future

It was an honor to script this fundraiser video for the Sonoma County YWCA. Beautifully realized by Santa Rosa’s VideoBrite Productions.

Harvest Day

I scripted, shot, directed and edited this one, for Woodland, California’s Culinary Farms. Produced by Armstrong Associates.

Inside QKA: Building for Education

Scripted, edited and designed the motion graphics to showcases the work of Santa Rosa architecture firm QKA. Produced by Armstrong Associates.

John H.