John Connor -- or "Connor" to his friends -- has been around film sets since he was born.
From "Deliverance" in the 70s to "Top Gun" in the 80s. After high school John worked as a production assistant on commercials and small movies. Eventually getting in the union as a camera "film" loader and then onto working with his father in the fast-paced episodic TV world for a few years. He moved up the ladder to assistant cameraman, trained by some of the top camera crews. Connor eventually moved away from his father and onto major features with the crew he had meet along the way. He worked for a few years in the feature world and eventually moved up to Focus Puller. He would spend the next 20 years working on multiple films with Tony Scott, David Fincher, J.J. Abrams and many others.
Connor became one of the top in his field. He now uses his years of experience and second nature working style as a Cinematographer on music videos, commercials and documentaries. His passion has been short films for the past few years and now is headed to his first full length feature, "Run the Tide."
In 2018, John was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award as a Camera Technician from the Society of Camera Operators (SOC).
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