Named “one to watch” in the Screen Daily ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ list 2022, ex-creative John has a natural talent for directing. His short film Mandem was in the selection for several well regarded film festivals including BFI Flare and LSFF. He characterises his filmmaking and photography as “unified by observation, magic and questions, a blend of action, romance and surprise”. John has directed commercials for Adidas, Guinness and mental health charity CALM. He has just finished his first long form drama series for the BBC, Champion, to be aired in 2023.