John Trefry is a writer/producer with extensive narrative and documentary credits and with a particular focus on short films. John has produced a dozen shorts that have competed at over 100 festivals around the world, including 2x SXSW, 3x Tribeca, and 7x HollyShorts. Beyond his work as a creative producer and writer, John has developed innovative approaches to finance short films. He is an expert in marketing and distribution, securing exclusive releases for his films with The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Indiewire, Short of the Week and Vimeo Staff Pick to name just a few. John has developed and executed innovative strategies for his shorts leading to licensing deals generating revenue and hundreds of millions of views. John's narrative credits include SOULS OF TOTALITY starring Tatiana Maslany (She-Hulk), HOW TO BE ALONE starring Joe Keery (Stranger Things) and Maika Monroe (It Follows) and 5150 starring Jovan Adepo (Watchmen) and executive produced by David Oyelowo (Selma).