John Shafto is a cinematographer, editor, and visual effects artist who balances his creativity and technical precision to create world-class fashion films, music videos, and advertisements. He's worked with countless clients including Adidas, BMW, Samsung, Canon, Google, Nike, Amazon, Motorola, SIA, Calvin Klein, VICE, and Vh1, and with companies including Viacom, ROOT Studios, Triptent, Capture This, JWT, and currently Moving Picture Company.

John was born in Washington, grew up in South Dakota, and went to school for photography and film in Atlanta, where he graduated from an advertising school called The Creative Circus. He now resides in New York City.

John occasionally talks about himself in the third person.



      
605.639.9711 / johnvshafto@gmail.com

MY ROLE: VFX SUPERVISOR // DIRECTED BY: TIM SACCENTI, ALAN BIBBY, AND ANDREI JURADOWITCH // PRESS: W MAGAZINE, LITTLE BLACK BOOK


MY ROLE: VFX SUPERVISOR // DIRECTED BY: ROBERT BROADHURST // PRESS: HYPEBEAST, AD FORUM


MY ROLE: CINEMATOGRAPHER, EDITOR, VFX SUPERVISOR // DIRECTED BY: DAVID MA // PRESS: GQ, VICE, W MAG, INDIEWIRE, SLATE, HUFF POST, ESQUIRE, FAST CO, BRAVO, THRILLIST, AV CLUB, COSMOPOLITAN, EATER


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MY ROLE: EDITOR // DIRECTED BY: ROB PETRIE // PRESS: IGN, GAMESPOT, VIDEOGAMER.COM


MY ROLE: VFX SUPERVISOR // DIRECTED BY: ROBERT BROADHURST // PRESS: HYPEBEAST, DEXIGNER


MY ROLE: DESIGNER // DIRECTED BY: RYAN McGINLEY // PRESS: HARPERS BAZAAR, VICE, FASHION NETWORK


MY ROLE: EDITOR, VFX SUPERVISOR // DIRECTED BY: DANIEL URIBE // PRESS: DIY MAG


MY ROLE: EDITOR // DIRECTED BY: ANDREI JURADOWITCH


MY ROLE: DESIGNER, VFX ARTIST // DIRECTED BY: FLORIA SIGISMONDI // PRESS: THE GUARDIAN, NOW MAG


MY ROLE: DESIGNER, VFX ARTIST // DIRECTED BY: BRUNO AVEILLAN // AGENCY: RGA // EMMY-NOMINATED // PRESS: CREATIVITY ONLINE, AD WEEK, AD AGE


MY ROLE: VFX ARTIST // DIRECTED BY: DEREK CIANFRANCE // AGENCY: ANOMALY // EMMY-NOMINATED


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