John is looking for grounded sci-fi and contained thrillers under $10MM, elevated horror under $5MM, and action under $25MM. Features only.
UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS, written by Aperture Entertainment client Cory Goodman
John Dunne is the assistant to Adam Goldworm, the principal producer and managers of Aperture Entertainment. Aperture represents talented creatives across the industry along with producing films including MY FRIEND DAHMER starring Anne Hech and Vincent Kartheiser), THE LAST WITCH HUNTER (starring Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, and Elijah Wood), and EXTRACTION , VICE, and THE PRINCE (all starring Bruce Willis).
Aperture Entertainment is currently in pre-production on PANDEMONIUM!, the Vince McMahon biopic, and recently sold a show to ABC Signature about Julia Child's life in the OSS (the precursor to the CIA).
Born and raised in Chicago, John relocated to Los Angeles after graduating college. After a blink and you miss it writing career he took his first assistant job working in business and legal affairs at APA before joining Aperture Entertainment in 2015. Currently John has three clients and two features & a pilot in active development.
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