JOHN FRENCH
Editor. Producer. Director.

e-mail: john@frenchtastic.com | web: www.frenchtastic.com | phone: 818.618.8908

TELEVISION WORK 


     "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" (2018), Comedy Music Series (Video Producer)               
          Apple (Apple TV / CBS / Fulwell73 Productions), Season 2

     "Sam Phillips Live @ Largo at the Coronet" (2018), Concert Film (Co-Director)
          Littlebox Recordings (Lucky Hammer), Additional Editor / Camera
          Released exclusively through samphillips.com on August 17, 2018.
         

     "Breaking Homicide" (2018), Documentary Series                                               
          Investigation Discovery (All3Media America, Main Event Media, Star Price Productions), Season 1

     "Mind Field" (2016-2018), Documentary Science Series (Lead Editor)                    
          YouTube RED (IPC / VSauce), Season 1, 2
          2018 Emmy Nominee, Outstanding Education or Informational Series    

     "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" (2017), Comedy Music Series (Video Producer)               
          Apple (Apple Music / CBS / Fulwell73 Productions), Season 1
          2018 Emmy Award Winner, Outstanding Short-Form Variety Series
          2018 Producers Guild Award Winner, Outstanding Short-Form Program

     "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (2017), Late Night Talk Show Series (Video Producer).                 
          CBS (Fulwell73 Productions), Season 3
          2017 Emmy Award Nominee, Outstanding Variety Talk Series

     "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" (2016-2017), Documentary Series              
          A&E (IPC / No Seriously Productions), Season 1
          2017 Emmy Award Winner, Outstanding Informational Series
          2018 Producers Guild Award Winner, Outstanding Non-Fiction Television, 2017 Television Critics Association Award Winner

    "Iyanla: Fix My Life" (2016), Documentary Series (Lead Editor)              
          OWN (Pigeon Content), Season 6
          2017 NAACP Image Award Winner, Outstanding Reality Series

     "The Runner" (2016), Reality Competition Series
          Verizon Go90 / Internet (Pilgrim Studios / Verizon / Pearl Street Films), Season 1

     "Shark Week: Shallow Water Invasion" (2016), Documentary Special
          Discovery Channel (Gurney Productions)  

     E! Live Events (2016), Live From The Red Carpet Grammys / Oscars 2016 (Packages Editor)
          E! Entertainment (NBC Universal)

     "Ghost Hunters” (2009-2016), Documentary Series (Supervising Editor)
          SyFy Channel (Pilgrim Studios) / Seasons 5, 6, 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 11 & Halloween Live Shows

     “Ghost Brothers” (2016), Reality Comedy Series (Supervising Editor)
          Destination America (Pilgrim Studios) / Season 1

     “Cesar Milan’s Cesar 911” (2014), Docu-Drama Series
          National Geographic Channel (iTV Studios America) / Season 2

     “The Voice: Australia” (2014), Weekly Reality Singing Competition Series
          Nine Network Australia (Shine Australia / GhostPost)

     “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (2011-2013), Late-Night Daily Talk Show Series
          NBC (NBC Universal / Big Dog Productions)

     “Let It Ride” (2013), Docu-Drama Series
          National Geographic Channel (Pilgrim Studios)

     "Killer Contact” (2013), Docu-Drama Series
          SyFy Channel (Pilgrim Studios)

     "Wicked Tuna” (2012), Docu-Drama Series
          National Geographic Channel (Pilgrim Studios)

     "Ghost Hunters: Academy” (2009-2011), Reality Competition Series (Lead Editor)
          SyFy Channel (Pilgrim Studios) / Seasons 1, 2

     "The Jason Latimer Experiment” (2010), Reality Pilot
          SyFy Channel (Pilgrim Studios)

     "The Soup with Joel McHale” (2011), Weekly Comedy / Newsmagazine Series
          E! Networks (NBC Universal)

     “Doing Da Vinci” (2009), Documentary Series (Lead Editor)
          Discovery Channel (Pilgrim Studios) / Seasons 1, 2

     “Unsolved Mysteries” (2008-2009), Scripted Series (Finishing Editor)
          SPIKE TV (Cosgrove-Meurer Productions)

     “The Moment of Truth” (2007-2008), Reality-Competition-Gameshow Series
          FOX (Lighthearted Entertainment) / Season 1

     “7 Ages of Rock” (2007), Documentary Mini-Series
          BBC / VH1 Classic (Chainsaw)

     "Do You Trust Me?” (2007), Competition Studio Gameshow
          CBS (CBS Paramount, The Gurin Company)

     “Miss Teen USA 2007” (2007), Live Television Special (Packages Editor, also Online Editor)
          NBC (The Gurin Company)

     "America's Scariest Halloween Attractions” (2007), Television Special
          The Travel Channel (Discovery Productions)

     “X-Play” (2004-2010), Comedy Variety Series (Segment Producer, Supervising Editor)
          G4 TV (NBC Universal / E! Networks)
          Including segments for “Attack of the Show” & “Web Soup with Chris Hardwick”

     On-Air Promo’s & Specials for G4 (2005-2009)
          On-Air Promo’s / Specials Editor for G4 and G4 Live Events (including on-location Editor)

     “The Complex: Malibu” (2005), Docu-Drama Reality-Competition Series
          FOX (Kickoff Productions / Fremantle Entertainment), Season 1

FILM WORK

     "Horizons" (2015), Short Film
          Catch The Dog Productions, Director: Erik Steffens

     "Becka & Dennis" (2015), Scripted Pilot staring Elizabeth Shapiro
          Producer: Elizabeth Shapiro, Writers: Elizabeth Shapiro, David Schuchinski    

     "Food Truck" (2014), Scripted Pilot staring Jorge Garcia
          Michael Roud Productions, Writer: Michael Fluhler, Director: Michael Roud

     "The American Poop Movie" (2008), Feature Film
          Dist: Peace Arch Entertainment (Road Dog Pictures), Writer / Director: Joe Kingsley

     "Fool Me Once" (2006), Short Film (Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival)
          Dist: Shorts International (Imaginaut Entertainment), Writer: Clay Westervelt, Director: Paco Farias

     "A Father's Worth" (2005), Feature Film
          Dist: Volunteer Films (Road Dog Pictures). Writers: Nelson Kaiton, Chuck Kaiton, Director: Chuck Kaiton

PRODUCER & DIRECTOR

     "Human Contact Is Never Easy: Sam Phillips in Concert, Largo at the Coronet" (TBA 2016), Concert Film
          Littlebox Recordings (Lucky Hammer), Co-Director for Grammy-nominated Sam Phillips   

     Unspool (2014-2016)
          Producer, Director, Creator for Unspool

     "Magnum Love (Live)" (2012), Live Music Video
          Band: Thunderdikk (Apartment 10 Studios). Director, Co-Producer.

     “Dust (Live)" (2012), Live Music Video
          Band: Stoic Ideal (Apartment 10 Studios). Director, Co-Producer.

     "The American Poop Movie" (2008), Feature Film
          Dist: Peace Arch Entertainment (Road Dog Pictures). Co-Producer, Editor.

     "A Father's Worth" (2005), Feature Film
          Dist: Volunteer Films (Road Dog Pictures). Post Producer, Sound Designer.

EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film / Video / Animation
Concentration in Editing; Minor in Technical Communications
Professional Training: Certified AVID Editor

APPLICABLE SKILLS

Technical Knowledge of Film/Video formats & resolutions & mastering; Avid Media Composer/ Symphony; Avid Unity / ISIS; Media Mgr.; RED; Final Cut Pro; Premiere, After Effects; Photoshop; Pro-Tools; OMF; HTML, Flash, & Web experience; Frame rate conversion, Online, QC, AE experience. Sound Design & Edit. Main Title Design. Live Concert Production & Post. 2nd Unit Director, 2nd Unit Camera Opp., B-Roll Production. Reel and references available upon request, examples online at frenchtastic.com.