Co-founder and Creative Director, Arrow Pictures
An Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning producer, John has been responsible for a distinguished slate of high quality films and groundbreaking series which have received global acclaim. John was an Oscar® nominee for Best Motion Picture of the Year for Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours, a film he originated and produced, which was also nominated for 86 Awards including 6 Oscars and 9 BAFTAs. His theatrical documentary Touching the Void won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film and broke box-office records. He also jointly produced Sherpa, which picked up 5 Awards including Best Documentary at the London Film Festival and a Best Documentary nomination at the BAFTA Film Awards.
John’s documentary credits include The Beckoning Silence, winner of the International Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary; BAFTA-nominated The Falling Man; Best Cinema Documentary winner Deep Water in the Grierson Awards; Emmy-nominated Time Travel with Stephen Hawking; and the multi-award-winning HBO documentary Thrilla in Manilla, winner of a Peabody Award.