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INFO: Credits+

   John Shisko, Honours BFA
    Selected Credits
  • Context with Lorna Dueck+ | Doc | Series Freelance Editor+ | Media Voice Generation, Inc. | Global+ | 2012-14
  • Yorkville: Late Summer Light | Web | Director, DOP, Editor | Chestnut Park | 2013
  • Still Mine | Feature Film | Location Manager | Dir.  Michael McGowan | Mulmur’s Still, Inc. | 2011
  • Doc North| Film Festival | Founder | 2011/12
  • Catholic Focus/Witness+ | Doc | Series Editor | Salt + Light Television, Inc. | 2010
  • Oliver Sherman | Feature Film| Pre-Production Co-ord, Ass't Editor, Location Scout | Dir.  Ryan Redford | The Film Works, Inc. | 2009
  • Take It Outside | Lifestyle | Series Editor | Fusion Television, Inc. | Slice+ | 2008
  • Divine Design with Candice Olson+ | Lifestyle | Editor | Fusion Television, Inc. | W Network, HGTV USA | 2008
  • X-Weighted | Lifestyle | Series Editor | Anaid Productions, Inc. | Slice+ | 2007
  • Yummy Mummy | Lifestyle | Segment Editor | Associated Producers, Inc. | Slice+ | 2005
  • Those Who   Wait | Short | Editor | Dir. Heather Braaten | Redwatch Productions | 2004
  • Tanglewood/Paquin Entertainment | Commercial | Director, Editor | 2000-07
  • Threshold| Short | Writer, Credits DOP, Editor | Dir. John Shisko | DAWC | 1999
  • ICI/Orica| Commercial| Director, DOP, Editor |1996-99
  • Northbridge Programming/CBC & Power Broadcasting | Promo| Editor | CBC, DirecTV USA | 1995/96
  • Waterfront Productions | Owner | Producer, Writer, Director, DOP, Editor+ |1990-Present
          "+" denotes additional projects or networks
    Highlights and Awards

1999 - Jacqueline McLintock Meisner Technique Acting Class
1999 - Maruska Stankova Directing, Acting and Writing For Camera Workshop | writer/director/editor 20 minute short film
1989-1993 - York University | Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film & Video Production
Film and Video:
Hardware: Numerous file-based and HD formats, XDCAM, HDCAM, DVCAM, DV, DVCPro, DigiBeta, Betacam SP, S-VHS, 3/4”, Hi-8 cameras, decks and peripherals; 16mm and 8mm film cameras and production equipment, Steenbeck film editor; medium format, 35mm SLR, DSLR & rangefinder photography/video, colour and B&W darkroom; studio and location lighting
Software: Mac and PC. AVID Media Composer Family, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, AME and Encore, Media 100, IMMIX Cube, Matrox Studio, Boris Continuum, Tiffen Dfx, Stagetools, Sorenson Squeeze, TMPGEnc, MPEG Streamclip and additional plug-ins
Hardware: Small and large-format consoles for theatrical/live event mixing and studio recording including Mackie products up to 48x8, Soundcraft products up to Series 5, Yamaha products up to PM5D, Midas products up to XL4; numerous types and brands of crossover networks, speakers and speaker processors, equalizers, compressors, gates, wired/wireless mics and mic systems and outboard processing gear; professional live and studio musician - drums & guitar
Software: Steinberg Nuendo, Halion, Battery and Wavelab, Abelton Live, TC Works, Waves, PSP, Prosoniq, Arturia, Antares, iZotope, numerous additional soft-synths and plug-ins
Owner of AVID Media Composer v.6, Adobe CS 6 Production Premium, Nuendo Media Production System, MS Office, FTP, Quark XPress, Silverfast, Roxio.
Valid 5-Ton and GM class driver’s license. Vehicle owner. WHMIS Certified
416-320-7646 cell
References, director/editor demo reel available upon request 
2012  “Still Mine”
Feature film selected for TIFF Saturday evening Gala Premiere, secures US, world distribution | location manager
“Digital Cinematography and Applied Filmmaking” program, Canadore College | founding board member
Feature interview on CTV and other media outlets regarding my role in the Doc North film festival | founder
2010  “Oliver Sherman”
- TIFF Official Selection
- Best Canadian Feature Award >Montréal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
-Best First Time Director Award >Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival |ass’t editor & other
Toured all 48 States with venues including The White House, Hummingbird/Sony Centre, Toronto and numerous A-list theatres across North America | sound
2004 “Those Who Wait”
Official Entrant New York International Independent Film Festival | editor/sound mix
2004 “Those Who Wait”
Gold Medal & Editor Achievement Winner - On The Fly Festival | editor/sound mix
CD release of “Off The Floor” for indie-rock band “Mommy” | producer/engineer
1999 “Threshold”
Premiere Screening at Royal Cinema, Toronto of 20 minute short film | writer/director/editor
1999 “The Visitor”
Bronze Medal Winner CCTVA Awards - Over $50,000 Budget Category | writer/director/editor
1993 “Body Image”
Official Entrant Montreal World Film Festival for 16 mm film | cinematographer/editor

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