GSA CONTRACT NUMBER GS-23F-0074P
John Lawrence has over 15 years of experience in the film and television business – as a Creative Director, Director of Photography, Producer and Writer. As Creative Director, John listens carefully to our clients and then leads our talented creative team to bring the vision to life. He has contributed his skills to National Emmy award winning shows and has worked with A-list movie stars, CEO’s and two Presidents of the United States.
John’s career highlights include: DP work on the Emmy award winning show “Baby Story”, a national Emmy nomination for Smithsonian Network’s, "History of the Vietnam War Memorial",
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and a 48hr. Film Festival award for RE-BREAK, which he directed and co-wrote. John has produced projects around the world, including Asia, Australia, and Europe.
John cut his teeth in Boston as a gaffer on Brad Anderson’s feature film “The Darien Gap” which was a grand jury prize nominee at the Sundance Film Festival in 1996. The experience paid off. Soon John began shooting commercials, corporate projects and independent films. This was a natural springboard for a move to Los Angeles.
Los Angeles offered the perfect blend of high-end production value and star power. John spent 6 years in LA shooting television specials, film promos and publicity for most of the major networks and studios. John has been a Director and Director of Photography for Ventana Productions since 2005 and assumed the role of Creative Director in 2013. He is a visual storyteller, bringing unique brand of focused creativity and clear messaging to each project.
John recently produced a half hour documentary titled “Return to Normandy” which screened for over 300 people at the Chatham Orpheum Theater. It is the story of a WWII veteran’s first visit to Normandy since the 1944 D Day invasion - and will be submitted to film festivals around the country.
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