John Ginty

John Ginty

Owner at Paragon Found
Actor, Comedian, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Producer and Screenwriter

Syracuse, New York

Member Since:
October 2014
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About John

Born in Niagara Falls, New York, John has always had a penchant for the entertainment business. At the age of ten John wrote his first script and had his classmates audition on the steps of Sacred Heart Parochial School where he attended until the eighth grade. At age fourteen his parents moved to Syracuse New York where he went to William Nottingham High School. There he fell in love with theater and improvisational comedy taking part in numerous school musicals and the school improv troupe. At age seventeen (it was a very good year...bonus points if you got that reference) John joined the United States Army, enlisting in the reserves as a communications specialist. He served as a reservist until 2003. In 1999 John found himself in Denver Co. In Denver John Performed stand up comedy for four years and was the headlining act at the BET New Year's eve show in 2001. John moved back to Syracuse in 2004 and worked at Abundant Life Christian Center from 2007-2014. There he served as the video producer and was responsible for creating hundreds of videos. In 2014 John wrote and produced his first full length feature film "Good Villain".


  • 12 Days with God

    12 Days with God (2018)
    Film (Drama) Director A true story based on the book of the same name by Devin Sherman. During a 12 day stay in the hospital, Devin has two major surgeries to remove a large cancerous growth behind his eye.

  • From Dust

    From Dust (2016)
    Film (Horror) Director Two researchers risk their lives as they race against time to unravel the mysteries surrounding an ancient artifact. One man unleashes something more sinister than he had ever imagined.

  • Good Villain

    Good Villain (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Director A man who owns a comic book store and his best friend are bought out by a real estate company who has a hidden agenda. The two friends can save the store they love by matching the buyout offer...of $250,000! So just like any rational people they decide to become supervillains. Even though they know more about the art of comic book maniacal mayhem than anyone else the problem becomes obvious once they try to put their knowledge to use. And the hilarity ensues! Laced with dated cultural references, over the top stereotypes, quid pro quo geek arguments, and the most amazing-ish supervillains you've never seen, Good Villain explores the inner struggle of a decision between what is right and what we love. Written by John Ginty


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