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John Pierson (filmmaker)

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Name  John Pierson
Role  Producer
Spouse  Janet Pierson (m. 1983)

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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.

Books

  • Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema. New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, 1995. ISBN 978-0-7868-6189-7
  • Spike Mike Reloaded: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema. New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2003. ISBN 978-1-4013-5950-8
  • References

    John Pierson (filmmaker) Wikipedia


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