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John Polson


John Polson is an award-winning actor, director and producer, as well as the founder and director of Tropfest, the world's largest short film festival. Polson has garnered worldwide attention directing feature films such as Siam Sunset (starring Linus Roache), which won awards at numerous film festivals around the world (including the Cannes Film ... See full bio »

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Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek Director
(2005)
Mission: Impossible II
(2000)
Elementary
Elementary Producer
(2013-2016)
Swimfan
Swimfan Director
(2002)

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  Elementary (TV Series) (executive producer - 46 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (co-executive producer - 23 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- Turn It Upside Down (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Art Imitates Art (2016) ... (executive producer)
- All In (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ready or Not (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2013 A Holmes of Their Own (Video short) (co-executive producer)
 2013 Holmes Sweet Holmes (Video short) (co-executive producer)
 2013 In Liu of Watson (Video short) (co-executive producer)
 2013 Set Tour with Lucy Liu (Video short) (co-executive producer)
 2011/I Bear (Short) (producer)
 2007-2008 Without a Trace (TV Series) (producer - 18 episodes)
- Cloudy with a Chance of Gettysburg (2008) ... (producer)
- Push Comes to Shove (2008) ... (producer)
- Last Call (2008) ... (producer)
- Satellites (2008) ... (producer)
- Driven (2008) ... (producer)
 2007 September (producer)
 1995 What's Going On, Frank? (Short) (producer)
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Creator of the short movie festival Tropfest in Sydney in 1993. Today, John is the creative director of what is now called Sony Tropfest and has become the world's largest short film festival.

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