John Funk, HUSSLUP


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John Funk

Producer, Writer, Director

John Funk Productions

Available To Work February 19, 2024


John Funk is an independent feature film and television content director, writer, and producer operating through his production company, John Funk Productions, based in Hollywood, California. His development slate includes feature film and television projects of all sizes, based on original material, books, novels, and other branded IP. ​Mr. Funk is the protege of the late Chuck Fries, "Godfather of the Television Movie," who was the first to adapt a movie for television, earning him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He's also a former PA for Tom Cruise at United Artists. Mr. Funk is currently in post on an independent feature film, ROSES ON THE VINE. He found the script for PATIENT ZERO and made it with Oscar winning director Stefan Ruzowitzky (THE COUNTERFEITERS). It was shot at Shepperton Studios, in London England with Natalie Dormer, Stanley Tucci, and Matt Smith. Other notable credits include his work on WE’RE THE MILLERS, with producer Vincent Newman, Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, which on a $30M budget, grossed over $300M worldwide. Mr. Funk has over a decade of film and television production credits with a box office of over one billion dollars. He’s a member of the Visual Effects Society, Script Collective, Film Independent, and Sundance Institute. John Funk was an Administrator in the Film Education Department at The Los Angeles Film School, and has a B.A. in Film and Media Arts fromTemple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Producer, Writer/Director


Cable, Digital, Feature, Half-Hour, Live Action, Network, One-Hour, Social Media, TV Movie, Television


Action, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Dramedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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DGA Independent Directors Committee, Independent Film & Television Alliance, Producer’s Guild of America


Temple University, BA


Los Angeles

Other Skills

Journalist, International Relations, Fine Art


English, Spanish




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