|Name John Pierson|
|Spouse Janet Pierson (m. 1983)|
|Born April 10, 1954 (age 61) (1954-04-10) United States|
Occupation Filmmaker, film producer
Movies Hollywood Adventures, Searching for Paradise, How I Got Lost
Similar People Dave Klein, Scott Mosier, Steve James, Justin Lin, Kevin Smith
John Pierson (born 10 April 1954) is an American independent filmmaker. He is best known for helping to produce the first works by filmmakers Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, Michael Moore, and Kevin Smith. He is founder and president of Grainy Pictures, Inc., a film and television production company.
He currently lives in Austin, Texas and teaches in the University of Texas Radio-Television-Film department.