John M Garrison is a Director, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Photographer, and Entrepreneur. He is based in Austin, Texas and also does projects in the San Diego film community. His idea of a good day is a photo-shoot in an abandoned warehouse at dawn, breakfast at Waffle House or Kerbey Lane reading lines, testing a new camera body in the afternoon, and a film premiere with craft cocktails at night.
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6 Minutes to Midnight
Film (Short and Drama) Writer Two brothers on a heist against the powerful Herman Hill Billionaire. Can the brothers do it? Has it been Jimmyed?
The Ramona Doll
Film (Short and Drama) Editorial department Mourning over the lost her father Wayne (Jacob Bruce) in a tragic accident. Maxie Grover (Elisa Lipton) just about gives up on her dream of being a modeling sensation. With the wisdom and courage from Aubrey (Philip Sokoloff), she'll soon the greatest walk to take is not on the runway but in life. Written by Gerren Hall
Drama by Natalie Lauer Cinematographer A family drama following a group of Baby Boomer Harley riders and one woman's search to find the truth.
Documentary by KPBS/Jodi Cilley Photographer (Still), Producer A Public Broadcasting Series focusing on Independent Film production in San Diego, California.
Film (Short, Action, Crime, Drama and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department Detective Lily Silva helps an angry fetish-prove writer with his new book, suspecting him to be the perpetrator of an assault. But in the process she uncovers parts of her past that she spent years burying and discovers she is in love with the attacker she thought she killed. Written by Natalie Lauer
The 6th San Diego Kids Expo
Film (short) by Valente Aranda (Talk-Show) Camera and Electrical Department, Cinematographer The 6th edition of the San Diego Kids Expo. Hosted by Gerren Hall featuring students from Tower Talent Studio West.
You Can Count on Me
Film (short) by Michael Veritas (Action) Camera and Electrical Department, Writer, Producer
The Bold and the Stunned
Film (short) by Gerren Hall (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department, Actor, Art department A young man, blinded by his own plight, is tested when he is arrested for a crime he didn't commit.
Soul Warriors Legends: Spiritual Showdown
Film (short) by Raul Urreola (Action and Fantasy) Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department
Film (short) by Life in Reels / Terry Ross (Fantasy) Cinematographer
Series by CG Thomas Cinematographer A series focusing on the dreams and struggles of aspiring actors, and the additional difficulties faced by minority actors as they are often typecasted into repetitive roles.
Rady Childrens Hospital PSA
Commercial by Terry Ross Cinematographer A Public Service Announcement highlighting the importance of childhood vaccinations.
by Bad Walrus Films / Adrick Tolliver Gaffer, Photographer (Still), Art Director Awarded Second Runner-up to Best Film in the Austin 48 Hour Film Project - Horror Contest
The Golden Age: Heroes of Men
Television (Action, Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »
The Hat: Viral Spots
Television (Action, Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department
Film (short) by Michael Steffen (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department, Cinematographer, Actor, Writer, Producer Pastor Joe Carlton drops his glasses in holy water and begins to see his congregation as they truly are, including their sins. Most shocking of all is the dark vision he sees for his teenage daughter. Carlton attempts to fix his church and his daughter, but soon he begins to realize that the real problem lies within himself. Written by John M. Garrison
Deus in Machina
Film (short) by Michael Steffen (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department, Cinematographer, Writer, Producer Deus In Machina joins the Designer and his assistant Gabe at a critical moment: the System is infected, and there appears to be no way to stop the spread of this deadly virus. There may yet be a solution, but it will require the Designer to risk everything. An allegory for the Christmas story, but from a unique perspective. Written by John M. Garrison
Film (short) by Kelly Pratt (Comedy, News and Sci-Fi) Visual effects
Austin 48HFP Horror Competition - 2nd Runner Up to Best Film
University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)