Center for Creative Explorationwww.takeoneprod.com
With a strong eye for composition and acumen for telling stories that make a difference, John has been creating video and film-based content for over 25 years.
Throughout his career, John has created effective and award-winning content as a Director of Photography, Editor, and Producer. Multiple national Telly ® awards, Five Emmy® nominations in three separate years with one win reinforces the narrative, John does quality work.
After graduating from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, John’s career has seen steady growth in both skill and knowledge. Working as a freelance production hand and eventually becoming Manager of Video Production for a Pennsylvania based retail chain drug store to his current position at Take One Productions where you can see his work at www.takeoneprod.com
John’s broad knowledge base includes a plethora of production software including non-linear editing programs, Discreet Logic Edit*, AVID® Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro as well as video compositing software Adobe After Effects. He has worked with industry-standard image capture platforms From Sony (PXW FS-7), Panasonic (Varicam -LT), and Cannon (7d and HLX1).
A Gen-X kid, MTV Sports, and ESPN played a large role in helping John find his creative voice taking inspiration from MTV Sports and the ESPN Sports Century documentary series. A South Central PA resident John has a wife and daughter who tolerate his rabid hockey fandom (Flyers) and constant noodling on his guitar.
Slippery Rock University - BA