Emmy Nominated

John Callas is an award–winning writer, director & producer who has helped create over 100 titles.

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Literary Development

Christmas Voices

Novel & Screenplay

Writer

Secrets

Novel & Screenplay

Writer

When The Rain Stops

Novel (Completed Manuscript)

Writer

No Solicitors

Novel & Screenplay

Writer

Scribble

Series Concept

Series Creator, Writer

The Myth

Novel & Treatment

Writer

Yanni and Roulanda

Screenplay & Treatment

Writer

Frame of Mind

Screenplay & Treatment

Writer

Tattoo Murders

Screenplay & Treatment

Writer

Black Sea-White Sand

Screenplay & Treatment

Writer

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Live Action Theatrical Trailers

Tri-Star Logo

Co-Director, Producer

Ransom

Co-Director, Producer

A Few Good Men

Title Sequence - Producer

Dennis the Menace

Co-Director, Producer

The Two Jakes

Co-Director, Producer

Spaceballs

Co-Director, Producer

Cocoon II

Co-Director, Producer

Poltergeist III

Co-Director, Producer

Body Of Evidence

Co-Director, Producer

The Blob

Co-Director, Producer

Betrayed

Co-Director, Producer

My Girl

Co-Director, Producer

Glenngary Glen Ross

Co-Director, Producer

Date With An Angel

Co-Director, Producer

The Glass Menagerie

Co-Director, Producer

Phantom Of The Opera

Co-Director, Producer

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Music Videos

Glenn Frey

Smuggler's Blues

Producer

Styx

Kilroy Was Here Concert

Producer

Sammy Hagar

Can't Drive 55

Producer

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Real Men Don't Kill Coyotes

Producer

Jefferson Starship

Multiple Songs

Producer

Doobie Brothers

12-Camera Concert

Producer

Bill Wyman

Rolling Stones

Producer

Latoya Jackson

Hearts Don't Lie

Producer

Weird Al

This Is The Life

UPM

Weird Al

The Compleat Al

UPM

The Go Go’s

MTV Concert

Producer

Bow Wow Wow

I Want Candy

Producer

The Gap Band

You Dropped The Bomb On Me

Producer

Dreams

Kiss Me Red

Producer

Alicia Myers

You Get The Best Of Me

Producer

Matthew Wilder

The Kid's American

Producer

Neil Diamond

Medley

Producer

Tane Cain

Multiple Songs

Producer

Robbie Dupree

Multiple Songs

Producer

Karla Bonoff

Multiple Songs

Producer

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National & International Commercials

Mazda

Producer

Honda

Producer

Fayva

Producer

Orson Wells

Orson Wells - Paul Masson Wine

Producer

Fuji Electrocell Batteries

Director, Producer, Writer

Arco

Olympic Spot

Producer

Dodge

Producer

Salomon Skis

Director, Producer

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Advertising Agency Projects

Industry Videos & Films

Vidal Sassoon

Sales Film

Director

Salomon

Boots and Bindings

Director

Dive and Dine

Cooking Show

Director

Image Base Productions

How to Dance Videos

Director

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Biography

John Callas is a veteran writer/director/producer in the entertainment business. His experience ranges from the worldwide release of feature films to numerous motion picture trailers, national and international commercials, live action title sequences, a documentary shot on location in Russia, as well as having been the Worldwide VP for The Walt Disney Company while working at a large post production facility.

John’s prowess can be seen on live action teasers for Ransom, Dennis The Menace, Body Of Evidence, The Golden Child, Spaceballs, The Glass Menagerie, Cocoon II, Poltergeist III, Betrayed, My Girl, Glenngarry Glenn Ross, As Well As Title Sequences For The Two Jakes and A Few Good Men and a promotional film for an amusement ride from Showscan. John also directed an award-winning short film The White Gorilla.

While creating live action teasers for feature films, John had the opportunity to work with notable actors including Mel Gibson, Walter Matthau, Jack Nicholson, Madonna, Eddie Murphy and Mel Brooks.

In addition to working on feature film teasers, his work can be seen in projects for HBO, The Disney Channel, Show Time, the Broadway Play Phantom Of The Opera and the 1993 redesigned TriStar Logo.

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Testimonials

Take a look at what clients are saying about John Callas.

"I just worked with director John Callas and someone should give him a raise."

– George Burns
Actor - Comdedian

"Longevity and loyalty are rare in the movie business, but you'll discover both with John. He knows his stuff, does his homework and puts the show first - but not to the detriment of his crew. As a director of photography I couldn't ask for more."

– David Lewis
Director of Photography

"John Callas is the best director I have worked with in this town…in this town."

– Howie Mandel
Writer, Actor, Comedian

"John is a doer. Present him with a business problem and it will get resolved. John has the ability to see the big picture, think strategically, and then follow through to implement a resolution. John provides a unique mix of industry know how, television and theatrical creative savvy and practical advice."

– Bill Humphrey
Senior Vice President, Sunset Studios

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