Speaker John Fawcett



John Fawcett


Fleshshow Pictures inc

John Fawcett has created an impressive body of work as a producer and director and writer in both feature films and television. He co-created, executive produced and directed multiple episodes of the Emmy-winning and Golden-Globe nominated sci-fi drama, Orphan Black. The series has won countless Directors Guild of Canada and Canadian Screen Awards as well as a Hugo award and the prestigious Peabody award.

Fawcett’s feature film Ginger Snaps, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, garnering an instant international cult following and is widely recognized as a benchmark film in its genre. He has since has produced two additional sequels for his successful horror franchise and is currently developing a television series based on the film with award-winning UK producers, Sid Gentle Films. His other feature directing credits include the acclaimed films The Boys Club and The Dark.

Recently, Fawcett produced and directed the first original series for the Warner Bros. DC Universe Titans, and has been a regular director on Amazon’s The Man In The High Castle and MGM+’s Billy the Kid. He also directed the limited series Devil in Ohio starring Emily Deschanel for Netflix and serves as executive producer and director of Orphan Black Echoes with AMC.

Speaking on: Meet a Showrunner or Director; Orphan Black: Echoes - Screening and Master Class

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