John Quinn

Editing & Visual Effects Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • Axis - Co-Editor
  • Holden On - Additional Editor
  • 12 Deadly Days (Season 1) - Editor
  • 21 Days - Editor
  • Rebel (pilot promo) - Editor
  • Ultimate, Ultimate (pilot) - Editor
  • White Water - Editor
  • Anguish - Additional Editor
  • Chosen (Season 3) - Editor
  • Sequestered (Season 1) - Editor
  • Puncture Wounds – Editor
  • Out of Print – Editor
  • The Demented – Editor
  • Company of Heroes – Music Editor
  • The Grudge 3 – Editor
  • Lake Placid: The Final Chapter – Editor
  • Boogeyman 3 - Editor
  • Triassic Attack – Editor
  • Vampyre Nation – Additional Editor
  • Lake Placid 2 – Editor
  • The Boogeyman – Editor
  • Super Tanker – Editor and Composer
  • Morlocks – Editor
  • Ballastica – Editor
  • Lightning Strikes – Editor
  • The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake – Editor
  • Foreign Exchange – Editor
  • Copperhead – Editor
  • Ghost Voyage – Editor
  • Basilisk: The Serpent King – Editor
  • Alien Siege – Additional Editor
  • Locusts: The 8th Plague – Additional Editor

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts – Columbia College Chicago

A native of Chicago, now based in Los Angeles, editor John Quinn is a walking encyclopedia of film knowledge. He has edited more than 30 feature films for the big studios and independents, winning over a dozen awards at film festivals around the country. Award winners include Aisha Tyler’s feature directorial debut AXIS, the based on a true story teen drama HOLDEN ON (independent), a supernatural thriller 21 DAYS (Gravitas Ventures), and a documentary about revival cinema movie theaters and 35mm projection OUT OF PRINT (Level 33 Entertainment). John's television credits include season 3 of CHOSEN (Crackle's 2nd highest rated series), a pilot for Comedy Central and executive producer Tim Robbins, and Blumhouse’s 12 DEADLY DAYS.

Courses Taught:

  • Editing: Theory and Practice (F122A)

Awards/Nominations:

AXIS

Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking: Feature, Newport Beach Film Festival 2017

HOLDEN ON

Audience Award: Feature, Atlanta Film Festival 2017
Audience Award: Dances With Films 2017

WHITE WATER

Outstanding Director in a Motion Picture (nominee), Image Awards 2015
Best TV Movie (nominee), Cablefax Program Awards, 2015

21 DAYS

Best Feature Film, GeekFest Film Festival Dallas Comic Con Fan Expo, 2016
Best Scare and Best Atmosphere nominees, Independent Horror Movie Awards 2016
Best Supernatural Feature Film, Phillip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, 2015
Platinum Award for Best Director, 2015 Los Angeles Horror Competition
Best Narrative Feature, Los Angeles Film & Script Festival, 2014
Best Picture, RIP Horror Film Festival, 2014
Best Editing (nominee), RIP Horror Film Festival, 2014
Best Feature Film, Freak Show Horror Film Festival, 2014

CHOSEN Season 3

Best Directing - Drama (nominated), Academy of Web Television Awards 2015

SEQUESTERED Season 1

Best Dramatic Series (nominated), IAWTV Awards, 2015

OUT OF PRINT

Programmer’s Award, Sidewalk Film Festival, 2014

Memberships/Affilations:

IATSE, Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)