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John Ainslie

CFC alumni John Ainslie is a filmmaker best known for the 2009 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer. His screenplay was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw award and the film won Best Midnight Film at the prestigious Sitges International Film Festival. He began his career as a freelance editor then worked as a cinematographer. In 2006 Kodak awarded John the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bullet in the Head
The Sublet
The Sublet Writer
She Came Knocking


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 2011 A Russell Peters Christmas Special (TV Special) (script supervisor)
 2006-2007 The Smart Woman Survival Guide (TV Series) (special projects - 21 episodes)
- Lumination (2007) ... (special projects)
- Mother's Day (2007) ... (special projects)
- Go Big or Go Home (2007) ... (special projects)
- Santa's Last Stand (2007) ... (special projects)
- Just Do It (2007) ... (special projects)
 2007 Congratulations Daisy Graham (Short) (production assistant)
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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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As a child John had anger management issues and could often be found fighting in the schoolyard, no doubt an inspiration for the character of Jack Brooks. See more »

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