John H. Rogers III

John H. Rogers III

JR2 Films

Director, screenwriter and producer in Chicago, Illinois

About John

John H. Rogers III is a Emmy Nominated Producer and Award Winning filmmaker that studied film at Columbia College Chicago. His education in film began in his high school junior year where he took introductory courses in many of the film classes he would later study in College. After attending Columbia College, John focused his attention toward screenwriting and continued his education of film at the Screenwriter's Group in Chicago under the tutelage of Dan Decker. Shortly thereafter, John successfully directed his first effort titled, 'La Petite Morte'.

As a screenwriter, John has written several screenplays in the past 13 years covering almost every genre including action, horror, thrillers and dramas. He currently works in Chicago where he collaborates with actor and producing partner Jon Ross of JR2 Films on various film projects. In 2014 John was nominated for a Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Achievement For Documentary Programs for his Award Winning documentary, Mound Bayou: Jewel Of The Delta.

Name: John H. Rogers III

Lives in: Chicago, Illinois

Company: JR2 Films

Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Producer


  • Mound Bayou

    Mound Bayou (2011)
    Documentary by JR2 Films Director/ Producer


  • Emmy Nomination

  • Best Documentary Award

  • Audience Choice Award

  • Best Documentary Award


  • Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)

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