a John Schindler III Company
John Schindler III is an award winning writer, director, actor, producer, director of photography, & martial artist.
He worked for several years at Above Average as a director of photography as well as a camera operator for
Comedy Central on "This Week At The Comedy Cellar" and several other projects. John got his start in the industry working with Jerry Seinfeld on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," where he penned his first professional script for the Dick Corcoran sketches.
Currently he is producing & directing the feature film "Petty in Pink" by award-winning playwright, Harold Hodge. The story follows Tyshaun Freeman, a black teen, as he struggles to navigate coming out of the closet, popularity, his intersectionality, and the results of local tragedy. Production is underway and Principal Photography is slated for the summer of 2020.
He recently produced, acted in, and UPM'd the feature film, "Three Pregnant Men" directed by Ben Taren, starring Jermaine Crawford (The Wire), Yair Ben-Dor (Quantico), and Tommy Beardmore (The Marvelous Ms. Maisel).
Currently in Post-Production
In collaboration with South Korean director Huei Song Son, he wrote & produced "Homesick" starring Iman Artwell-Freeman (Alterscape) and has earned several festival laurels in the United States & South Korea. . It earned the official stamp of approval from the South Korean Minister of Culture.
Last year he was the producer & director of photography for the feature film, "Killer Raccoons! 2!" Dark Christmas in the Dark" directed by Travis Irvine, starring Yang Miller (Arcadia), Ervin Ross (Trial & Error), and Ed Larson (Jeff Ross Roasts Cops).
Presently on tour around the United States as they complete Post-Production.
In the past he has collaborated with a number of comedians including the female comedy duo, Reformed Whores, on several projects including producing, directing, shooting, & editing their pick your own adventure series, "Journey to Greatness," shot entirely on location at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, USA.
Journey To Greatness Episode One