is a multi-award-winning theatrical director whose work has been staged extensively throughout Australia. John's work has been recognized with multiple nominations for Helpmann and Sydney Theatre Awards. He was the Artistic Director of TheatreWorks St Kilda from 2015, he delivered his final season for the company in 2017. John's first short film "Mrs McCutcheon" (2017) had its Australian premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2017, winning Best Australian Short Film. "H is for Happiness" is his first feature film.