Writer & Director
Writer & Director of TV movies and indie films for over twenty years, John Shepphird has directed nine features and numerous television segments. Genres include crime, comedy, horror, and science fiction.
Titles as director include, Jersey Shore Shark Attack, Chupacabra: Dark Seas, The Santa Trap, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, Just Sue Me, Snowboard Academy, Firestorm, and Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde.
Award winning fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (Shamus Award for best short story 2012 from the Private Eye Writers of America), and Austin Layman’s Crimestalker Casebook. John’s fiction often features con artists and the art of deception. Look for his first novel “The Shill” due out in 2014.
He has had the opportunity to work in Montreal, Toronto, The Turks & Caicos, London, Cannes France, and Austin Texas. As an Adjunct Professor, John has taught Directing at USC School of Cinema and Chapman University School of Film and Television.
Shamus Award winning author of “Ghost Negligence” published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
Director of SyFy Channel original Jersey Shore Shark Attack among 8 other feature films