John G. (AKA John Gutierrez) is a multi-faceted director who has lived and worked in New York, London, Los Angles and Cape Town, all of which has brought a global perspective to his work.
His feature documentary film YEAR ZERO 36 is due for release in 2019. One of his screenplays is being produced by South Africa’s M-NET and is scheduled to be shot in 2019. His short films TWILIGHT OF THE MASTERS, THREE DAYS GONE, and EQUANIMITY have screened in several film festivals as well as being exhibited at the Balenciaga Museum in Spain, The Wallace Collection in London, The Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley and the Anthology Film Archive in New York. John’s directed commercial projects for luxury brands Balvenie Whisky, Morgan Motors and premium brands like adidas and Huawei. John brings his years of experience in directing and editing films to create work that combines a distinctive, evocative visual language with strong, compelling narrative arcs.
After graduating from NYU film school John earned his stripes as an editor. He edited music videos for Beyonce, Regina Spektor, Duffy and many others. He was an editor for the Tom Petty Documentary RUNNIN’ DOWN A DREAM, directed by Peter Bogdanovich which went on to win a Grammy award for best long form video.