Full Sail University
Associates of Science- Film & Video Production- Full Sail University, 2004
Technical Video Expert, Creative Writer, Producer, Director, Editor
John Lofton IV is a Writer, Producer, Director, and Editor for LoftonFilms; a full-service production company located in Laurel, MD. His company's motto is "Higher Standards, Higher Quality". He also owns another company, Online Product Vids, LLC, which produces product videos in full 1080P HD for E-commerce websites. John started his career out of school before opening his own company in 2008. He received his Associates of Science in Film and Video Production from Full Sail University in 2004. He is currently working of several projects including an Advertisement Campaign for a new application for IOS and Android, while concurrently working on a feature film. His full service film and production company works on music videos, short films, commercials, product videos for E-commerce, corporate videos, non-profit videos, weddings and more. He also consults with businesses on their video production needs. John always wanted to be in the creative industry, his Italian grandfather on his Mother's side of the family owned a dinner theater, so he was constantly around creative people and has been interested in films and editing since he was 8 years old. He hopes to expand his businesses, produce his own feature films, and possibly relocate to New York or Los Angeles in the near future. IMDB Credits: Art department (1 credit) 2005 A Dream of Color in Black and White (scenic artist - as John Lofton) / (set dresser - as John Lofton) Visual effects (1 credit) 2005 A Dream of Color in Black and White (digital artist - as John Lofton) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (1 credit) 2005 A Dream of Color in Black and White (second assistant director - as John Lofton) 2006 "Bad Boys" Music Video featuring artist Moses Stone 2011 NIH NCCAM “Tai Chi” Outstanding Alternative Medicine Video - Editor 2010 Diesel Film Racing – Best in Show Washington D.C. Best Editing Audience Choice Awards - http://goo.gl/RDpoUa 2008 Diesel Film Racing – Best Editing 3rd Runner Up - http://goo.gl/jKWMGJ Featured in DV Magazine Article - Creative Planet Network Producer (1 credit) 2016 Abaddon (producer) (filming) Currently Contracted to National Geographic's Social Dept. as an Editor for Short Film Showcase, National Geographic Channel and NatGeo WILD Channel. Special Effects Editor on, "The Pipeline" independent film accepted to Sundance 2016 Successful Business Owner (LoftonFilms and Online Product Vids, LLC) Future Goals: Just finished a TV Pilot script, hoping to get funding asap. Writing a feature film script currently for a futuristic, sci-fi, psychological thriller.