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John has developed commercial content for companies including Pfizer, Merck, Metaflix,  Heineken, Human Relations Media, Pratt Institute, Lipton Tea, Sadlier Publishing, Hennessy and Grey Healthcare Group.



John has written and directed four feature films.  They have premiered at The Sundance Film festival, The Tribeca Film Festival and dozens of other festivals from across the country where they have garnered numerous awards.  The New York Times called "acclaimed independent director John G. Young's" second feature “quietly ambitious and memorable."


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For over 25 years John has created some of the most striking, humorous and important educational films in the country.  


Distributed to thousands of educational institutions, these award winning programs have used cutting edge creative techniques to communicate a variety of topics to children of all ages

  • John's 4th feature film "bwoy" starting RENT's Anthony Rapp opened in L.A. and NYC to rave reviews. Watch for free on Tubi (below) and starts 

  • John continues to direct pharmaceutical videos for companies like Merck, Pfizer and Grey Healthcare Group.

  • John 's educational program about child sexual abuse won a CINE Golden Eagle Award.

  • John' s educational program about texting and driving received 4 stars from School Library Review.  Their highest rating.

  • John continues teaching screenwriting, narrative and documentary filmmaking at Purchase College. 

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