Directors Guild of America

John Nelson’s DNA is steeped in filmmaking. A third generation DGA member, he’s spent years tuning his craft with projects shot in India, Greece, Israel, Jamaica and the 4 corners of the USA (including Hawaii).  With equal experience in features and TV – a testament to his versatility and knowledge – Nelson runs a calm, confident set. He treats all with respect, communicates fully and stays steps ahead of the DP and director to make each day efficient, productive and enjoyable for all. An avid cyclist, paddle boarder and fly fisherman, John lives in Southern California and is available for work worldwide.