John Morrison

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Creative Exploration

www.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.

Education

Slippery Rock University - BA

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