Born and raised in Los Angeles, John spent many years working in the music industry before transitioning into composing and post production audio for film.
He was a resident composer for the independent ‘NuValley Orchestra‘, creating symphonic and chamber style pieces. He ran Hangar 14 Studios working as an Arranger, Engineer, Programmer and Music producer, where he worked with recording artists and songwriters in multiple genres. He worked with the original Movie Tech Studios on Scoring, sound effects and Foley.
As an experienced composer, arranger and Sound Designer, he offers a wide variety of specialties encompassing the post production audio process including; Music Score, dialogue recording, ADR, sound and dialogue editing, sound effects, foley, sound mix, re-recording mix, 5.1 and stereo.
John received the award for Best Sound Design from both the LAIFF and Los Angeles Short Film Festival and a nomination for Best Original Music from the World Music and Independent Film Festival for his work on the film Capsized from Geminii Films.
The Shadow Within
Film by Factory Films Lead Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor
Unbelievable!!!!! The Movie
Film by Archangel Films Re-recording Mixer Four astronauts travel to the Moon on a rescue mission to determine the fate of two NASA comrades who have not been heard from in several days. The individuals they find at the Lunar Base ...
Film by Vera VanGuard and Edward G. Negron (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Sound Designer A Tinder date gone astray leaves famous fitness selfie queen, Barbi, lost in the wilderness trying to survive despite Homeland Security, alien death rays and zero cell service.
Film (short) by Montana Cypress Re-recording Mixer
'85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History
Documentary by Chila Productions Sound Designer, Re-recording Mix
Evil In Her
Film by Arun Konda When a series of young women are brutally killed, one of the spirit of those women seek to exact revenge on the killers as it work through the body of Sara, an unsuspecting newlywed.Sara's ... See full summary »
Film by Meraxes Entertainment Sound Designer Gothic Horror
Film (Short and Comedy) Sound department #AMISH is a character-driven short comedy about two pretentious heiresses who, after being revoked their inheritance, find themselves in the middle of Amish country. Amidst the absurdity and zaniness, the sisters embark on a journey in an uncharted land of self-discovery, redemption and rebirth; all to learn that there is more to life than expensive shoes and Instagram selfies.
All I Ever Wanted
Film by McFadden Family Films (Crime and Drama) Sound Designer Frustrated by the repetitious grind of the drug dealing life,part time mime street performer"Ace"(Mason Troy) tries to escape the life he once choose out of desperation while fighting subconsciously with his haunting past and dealing with his not so life motivated friends.
Film (short) by Fe Bandana Pictures (Drama) Sound Re-recording Mixer A young couple must fight to save a marriage overpowered by heroin addiction in hopes of rebuilding their broken lives.
Film (short) by Geminii Films (Drama and Thriller) Sound Design, Sound Recording, Dialogue Recording, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Songwriter Using only a cell phone, a young bride-to-be must find a way to save her fiancé from drowning in a cargo hold of a capsized cruise ship.
Film (short) by Geminii Films (Drama and Thriller) Composer Using only a cell phone, a young bride-to-be must find a way to save her fiancé from drowning in a cargo hold of a capsized cruise ship.
Best Ambient / Instrumental Album - 'That Other Life You Lived' – Akademia
Best Original Music Nomination - World Music and Independent Film Festival
Best Sound Designer Award - Los Angeles Short Film Festival
Best Sound Design Award - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival