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, TAG Heuer, 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.