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John Michael Riva Jr.

John Michael Riva Jr. is a writer, director, photographer from Los Angeles, CA. He later earned an MFA in screenwriting from the American Film Institute. He is known for his work on All Aboard (2018) (2018) and Island Earth (2016) (2016). As a fourth-generation filmmaker, John Michael Riva Jr. grew up shooting shorts from a young age. See full bio »

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Known For

All Aboard Director
Island Earth Producer
The Hateful Eight Camera and Electrical Department
Jurassic World Art Department


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 2018 Dead Women Walking (still photographer)
 2017 The Good Time Girls (Short) (still photographer - as Mike Rivas)
 2017 I Love Bekka & Lucy (TV Series) (stills photographer - 2017)
 2016 The Ranch (TV Series) (still photographer - 9 episodes)
- Down the Road (2016) ... (still photographer)
- There Goes My Life (2016) ... (still photographer)
- Til It's Gone (2016) ... (still photographer)
- I Can't Go There (2016) ... (still photographer)
- Better as a Memory (2016) ... (still photographer)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (camera asistant)
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 2018/I All Aboard (Short) (completed)
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 2018/I All Aboard (Short) (completed)
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 2015 Jurassic World (art department assistant)
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 2016 Island Earth (Documentary) (Financing producer)

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Mike Rivas

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Great-grandson of Marlene Dietrich and Rudolf Sieber.

Son of J. Michael Riva and Stella Hall.


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