John Perivolaris

John Perivolaris

Hailstorm Pictures
Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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April 2019
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About John

Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer based in Glasgow, Scotland.



  • Gorge

    Gorge (2021)
    Film (short) by Hailstorm Pictures (Documentary) Director A penetrating look into the life of a sufferer of a compulsive eating disorder.

  • 2 Maureen Street

    2 Maureen Street (2021)
    Film (short) by Hailstorm Pictures (Drama) Director A vexed son confronts his icy mother over her choice to leave behind their family home to a charity.

  • Mister Sleep

    Mister Sleep (2021)
    Film (short) by Hailstorm Pictures (Thriller) Director An introverted woman welcomes her charming new flatmate. Shortly after his arrival, one of her eyes develops a rash and it appears someone's been in her room. Is she losing her mind, or is something sinister at play?

  • The Hand That Feeds You

    The Hand That Feeds You (2021)
    Film (short) by Hailstorm Pictures | Ixion TV (Horror) Director A bed-bound, morbidly obese man spends his days playing video games, watching movies and sexually assaulting his social carer. One fateful day, a seemingly harmless power cut leads to heinous consequences.

  • The Orthodox

    The Orthodox (2020)
    Film (short) by Hailstorm Pictures (Horror) Director When a priest mourning the death of his daughter comes face to face with a demon possessing and destroying the body of a young girl, he's given the choice to either save or sacrifice her; in return for the latter, the demon promises to disclose to him where his daughter has ended up to in the afterlife.

  • Killing Kennedy

    Killing Kennedy (2019)
    Film (short) (Drama) Director An unhinged man challenges the person responsible for the suicide of a relative. When the said person evades all responsibility, the man decides to take radical, vicious action.

  • Eddy 3.0

    Eddy 3.0 (2018)
    Film (short) (Sci-Fi) Director Nathan returns home after a 4-month stay at a psychiatric ward, only to find his girlfriend has become close to one of her cybernetic creations. Soon, his paranoia begins to creep back in.

  • Mikey

    Mikey (2018)
    Film (short) (Thriller) Director A small-time crook walks a tightrope when he strives to convince his fierce boss a blunder of his isn't as bad as it seems.

  • Salvador

    Salvador (2018)
    Film (Drama) Director A woman who pledged to save lives when she became a doctor, plots revenge on the drug-addict who killed her father.

  • Ookami

    Ookami (2018)
    Film (short) (Thriller) Director A young girl's life is in danger when her boyfriend gets in trouble with a savage drug lord.

  • Brexit Blues on Immigration Street

    Brexit Blues on Immigration Street (2017)
    Film (short) (Documentary) Director Marco, a free-spirited Scotsman who feels he has a great deal to say, asks random folk in the streets of Glasgow about their thoughts on Brexit.

  • Mona and the Stations of the Cross

    Mona and the Stations of the Cross (2016)
    Film (short) (Comedy) Director


  • Best Script for a Short Film – Palm Springs Movie Awards

  • Best Script – Santa Barbara Shorts Festival

  • Best Director – Europe Film Festival

  • Best Thriller Short – Robinson Film Awards

  • Best Horror Short – Annual Bridgefest

  • Best Horror Short – Changing Face International Film Festival

  • Best Director, Short Film – Istanbul Film Awards

  • Best Documentary Short – Robinson Film Awards

  • Best Thriller – Anatolian Short Film Festival

  • Most Disturbing – Independent Horror Movie Awards

  • Best Short Horror – Istanbul Film Festival

  • Best Short Horror – Bridgefest

  • Best Horror – World Distribution Award

  • Best Director – DMOFF

  • Comedy & Entertainment – Royal Television Society Scotland Student Awards

  • Best Directing – Glasgow 48 Hour Film Project

  • Best Film – Glasgow 48 Hour Film Project

  • Best Script – Scottish Screenwriters Script Competition


  • MA Filmmaking

  • HND Television

  • Effective Script Reading

  • Story Masterclass with Matthew Luhn (Pixar Animation Studios)

  • Stories for Screen

  • Directing Essentials

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