John Pontrelli is known for his work on Taxi (2004), Mystery Men (1999) and Last Man Standing (1996). See full bio »

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Known For

Taxi Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2004)
Mystery Men Miscellaneous Crew
(1999)
Last Man Standing Miscellaneous Crew
(1996)
Just Married Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 The Chi (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Guilt, Viral Videos, and Ass Whuppings (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Blind Eye (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Feeling The Heat (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Past Due (2019) ... (first assistant director)
- Eruptions (2019) ... (first assistant director)
 2019 9-1-1 (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- This Life We Choose (2019) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2018 I'm Dying Up Here (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Lines Crossed (2018) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2018 Genius (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Picasso: Chapter Ten (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Picasso: Chapter Nine (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Picasso: Chapter Six (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Picasso: Chapter Five (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Picasso: Chapter Two (2018) ... (first assistant director)
 2018 Waco (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director)
 2017 APB (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Last Train to Europa (2017) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
- Fueling Fires (2017) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
- Daddy's Home (2017) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
- Hate of Comrades (2017) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
- Personal Matters (2017) ... (first assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2016 Notorious (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (first assistant director)
 2015-2016 Powers (TV Series) (first assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Chasing Ghosts (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Requiem (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Stealing Fire (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- F@#K the Big Chiller (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Aha Shake Heartbreak (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2016 Quantum Break (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Deception (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Lifeboat Protocol (2016) ... (first assistant director)
 2014-2015 Legends (TV Series) (first assistant director - 13 episodes)
- The Legend of Gabi Miskova (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Legend of Alexei Volkov (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Legend of Tamir Zakayev (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Legend of Terrence Graves (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- The Legend of Kate Crawford (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Those Who Kill (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Untethered (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Insomnia (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Always After (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Souvenirs (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Rocking the Boat (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2009-2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (first assistant director - 32 episodes)
- One Shot (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Trust Me (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Missed Congeniality (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Secret Lives (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Surrogates (2013) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 Drones (first assistant director)
 2013 The Newsroom (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Election Night: Part II (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Election Night: Part I (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- One Step Too Many (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- News Night with Will McAvoy (2013) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 Zombieland (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2012-2013 The Mob Doctor (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Life and Death (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Resurrection (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Sibling Rivalry (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Confessions (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Game Changers (2012) ... (first assistant director)
 2012 Breaking the Girls (first assistant director)
 2010-2011 No Ordinary Family (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- No Ordinary Detention (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- No Ordinary Friends (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- No Ordinary Anniversary (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- No Ordinary Mobster (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- No Ordinary Quake (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2010 StarStruck (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2008-2009 Eli Stone (TV Series) (first assistant director - 7 episodes)
- Flight Path (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Mortal Combat (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Two Ministers (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Help! (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- The Humanitarian (2008) ... (first assistant director)
 2008 Alien Raiders (first assistant director)
 2008 Swingtown (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Surprise! (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Running on Empty (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Puzzlerama (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Friends with Benefits (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Cabin Fever (2008) ... (first assistant director)
 2007 Not Another High School Show (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2007 Halloween (first assistant director: second unit - uncredited)
 2007 State of Mind (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Helpy Helperpants (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Snow Melts (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Pilot (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2007 License to Wed (second second assistant director - as John 'Ponch' Pontrelli)
 2007 John from Cincinnati (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- His Visit: Day Three (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- His Visit: Day Two (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2007 Big Love: In the Beginning (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Meet the Babysitter (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2007 Nobel Son (second assistant director - as John 'Ponch' Pontrelli)
 2007 Redline (second second assistant director)
 2006 Last Laugh '06 (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
  Big Love (TV Series) (second assistant director - 4 episodes, 2006) (first assistant director - 3 episodes, 2006)
- Where There's a Will (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- A Barbecue for Betty (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Eviction (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Affair (2006) ... (second assistant director)
- Eclipse (2006) ... (second assistant director)
 2005 Deadwood (TV Series) (second second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Advances, None Miraculous (2005) ... (second second assistant director)
 2005 Carnivàle (TV Series) (second assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Outside New Canaan (2005) ... (second assistant director)
- Lincoln Highway, UT (2005) ... (second assistant director)
- Damascus, NE (2005) ... (second assistant director)
- Creed, OK (2005) ... (second assistant director)
- Ingram, TX (2005) ... (second assistant director)
 2005 Be Cool (second second assistant director)
 2004/I Taxi (second second assistant director)
 2004 A Cinderella Story (second second assistant director - as John 'Ponch' Pontrelli)
 2004 Along Came Polly (second second assistant director)
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (second second assistant director)
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (second second assistant director)
 2003 Rain (second assistant director)
 2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series) (second assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Saturday Early Evening Fever (2003) ... (second assistant director)
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... (second assistant director)
- Final Fantasy (2003) ... (second assistant director)
- The Maid Man (2003) ... (second assistant director)
- Crazy in Rio (2003) ... (second assistant director)
 2003 Bringing Down the House (second second assistant director)
 2003 A Long Way Home (TV Movie) (second assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2003 Just Married (assistant director)
 2001 Taking Back Our Town (TV Movie) (second assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (second second assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2000 Spin Cycle (second second assistant director)
 2000 Tempest Eye (second assistant director)
 2000 Bedazzled (additional assistant director - as John D. Pontrelli)
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (additional second assistant director)
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John 'Ponch' Pontrelli | John D. Pontrelli | John David Pontrelli

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