John Powell


Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

London based filmmaker currently undertaking an MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School. Announced this year as one of three 'Emerging Brit' directors by the National Youth Film Academy with his short 'Belongings' screening at RAINDANCE Film Festival 2019, and 'Rottweiler' at the BFI IMAX. Recently 2nd Unit Director for the Netflix Show 'Behind Her Eyes' directed by renowned Norwegian filmmaker Erik Richter Strand. Directed films for BBC introducing band 'Island Club' for the famed record label; PIAS.

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  • Film Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Editing
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Camera Assisting
  • Camera Operating
  • Script Writer
  • Adobe Indesign

Companies I’ve worked with

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      PIAS UK

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        Powell and Creasy Wedding Production

        Work history


        Dec 2013
        • United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Powell and Creasy wedding production was set up in 2014 to provide high quality, cinematic wedding videos at an affordable price. Since then, we have covered over 50 weddings, been featured in Tatler and had the opportunity to film in prestigious locations such as Westminster Abbey.


        Director of Photography

        Dec 2017 - Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Director of Photography for the high end fashion curator . Had the opportunity to work on two projects, Semaine. X Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Gallery curator) and Semaine. X Poppy Jamie (influencer and entrepreneur).


        Music Video Director

        PIAS UK

        Dec 2017 - Dec 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Directed two music videos for the up and coming electronic music artist 'RYD' for the internationally renowned record label 'PIAS Recordings'.



        Masters Degree in Filmmaking

        The London Film School

        Dec 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Currently in my last year of a Masters degree in filmmaking from the prestigious London Film School.


        BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

        University of Nottingham

        Dec 2013 - Dec 2016
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Completed a BSc degree in Biotechnology at the prestigious University of Nottingham, gaining a 2:1.



        • Official selection and confirmed Semi-Finalist in the prestigious New Forest Film festival for the film 'Contrition' I directed in 2018.


        Official Selection

        Raindance UK

        • Official selection for the 2019 Bafta and Academy Award qualifying Raindance film festival for the short film 'Belongings' I directed at the start of 2019.