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About John

John is an award-winning screenwriter from the UK. He wrote the short drama film, 'Long Lost Father' which premiered at Film Fest Ghent in 2014. A two-time Best Horror TV Script award winner at the LA Crime & Horror Film Festival, John primarily writes in the horror, science fiction, and fantasy genres.

A Candidate Member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, his TV pilot scripts Demonica, Outsider, Darkdale, Guardian of Ash, and The Third Cycle have received a number of accolades and placements in screenwriting competitions, including the prestigious Austin Film Festival and reaching the Coverfly Red List. Additionally, he is a Stage 32 Recommended Writer (Coverage for Guardian of Ash).

Outside of writing, John has spent most of his adult life as a carer for his disabled mother. He's also contributed essays to several print publications on classic and cult horror films, such as Hidden Horror and When Animals Attack.


  • Lordsbane

    Lordsbane Fantasy Drama Already in the crosshairs of a ruthless property developer, a homeless black woman discovers an ancient magical sword that shows her visions of the coming apocalypse and her newfound role in stopping it.

  • Ruthless

    Ruthless Drama When her journalist sister unknowingly begins closing in on her, an underworld gun-for-hire seeks to stay out of jail long enough to take revenge on the soon-to-be released group that viciously attacked both of them eight years prior.

  • The Below

    The Below Sci-fi Horror Forcibly conscripted into a black ops outfit, a supernaturally gifted convict finds herself trapped in a hellish world when her first mission goes badly wrong.

  • Edgewalker

    Edgewalker Sci-fi Action In the far future, a soldier falls in combat only to awaken as a teenage version of herself in an alternate reality where her father is a mob boss, and familiar faces now pose dire threats.

  • Guardian of Ash

    Guardian of Ash Action Fantasy Pursued across realms by the creatures that laid waste to her home, the last elf must learn to harness the power of a mysterious orb or Earth will be the next world to die.

  • Outsider

    Outsider Sci-fi A mind-reading alien banished to Earth encounters a powerful new potential ally to fight back against her ruthless oppressor and his murderous community of extraterrestrial criminals.

  • Demonica

    Demonica Horror Crime When her cousin is abducted by a sadistic killer, a reluctant art student accepts a mysterious entity's gift of immense demonic power but fears losing herself to the darkness within.



  • Winner - Best Horror TV Script: Los Angeles Crime & Horror Film Festival for 'Demonica'

  • Quarter-Finalist: ScreenCraft Horror Competition for 'Demonica'

  • Quarter-Finalist: Filmmatic Inroads Fellowship for 'Guardian of Ash'

  • Quarter-Finalist: Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards for 'Demonica'

  • Finalist: HorrOrigins Film Festival TV Pilot Script Category for 'Demonica'

  • Second Round: Austin Film Festival for 'Guardian of Ash'

  • Winner - Best Horror TV Script: Los Angeles Crime & Horror Film Festival for 'Darkdale'

  • Semi-Finalist: 25th Annual Fade In Awards | Sci-Fi for 'Outsider'

  • Quarter-Finalist: 5th Annual Stage32 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Contest for 'Outsider'

  • Quarter-Finalist: ISA Drama and Genre-Busting Screenplay Contest for 'The Third Cycle'

  • Semi-Finalist: The TITAN International Screenwriting Awards for 'Demonica'

  • Semi-Finalist: Stage 32 Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest for 'Demonica'

  • Finalist: Los Angeles Crime and Horror Festival Screenplay Contest for 'Demonica'

  • Finalist: Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards for 'Demonica'

  • Finalist: Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards for 'Guardian of Ash'

  • Quarter-Finalist: Screenwriters Network TV Pilot Competition for 'Demonica

  • Semi-Finalist: Screenwriters Network TV Pilot Competition for 'Guardian of Ash'

  • Semi-Finalist: Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards for 'Demonica'

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