John Dietz is the co-founder of the Fox Studios based production company VisPop. As a visual effects supervisor on films like 28 Weeks Later, Where the Wild Things Are, Terminator: Salvation and most recently The Hunger Games, John is known for leading large teams with passion and commitment, and delivering results that blow audiences away.
For the past year he and his colleagues at VisPop have been drawing on this blockbuster experience to develop a slate of high concept, visual effects heavy independent films. John is determined to create original, quality content that will resonate with lovers of high spectacle films around the world. He is exploring amazing new ways of creating these types of films outside of the big studios and with the budget of indy film makers.
John is obsessed with great stories and believes that often the best stories are told by the most passionate people. This is why he is so interested in independent film-makers… He knows that it is often these people who have the best stories to tell.
At ‘Interesting’ John will explore the questions that need to be asked to get a high spectacle film off the ground.
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