John Tindall Employment
Prime Time Series  
  MURDER BOOK (Picked up for Season 2)
 

TITLE: Series Director (10 Episodes)

Worked with actors in dialog-driven one hour true crime show. Developed production design and shooting style for series, including miniature sets and proprietary camera rigs.

 
Prime Time Series  
  DEADLY WIVES
 

TITLE: Series Director (10 Episodes)

Actor-driven nior series used innovative staging and high-speed cinematography and new devices to bring the dramatic true-crime stories to life.

 
Prime Time Series  
  KILLER TRUCKERS Clip
 

TITLE: Director

Directed stylistic psychological true crime special that explored the terrifying and tragic world of serial killers and human trafficking.

 
Prime Time Series  

  UNUSUAL SUSPECTS IMDB  
 

TITLE: Director

Directed episodes on this long-running true crime series for LMNO Productions

 
Prime Time Series  
  TIME WARP NEW YORK TIMES article
 

TITLE:Supervising Producer/Director
Created on camera style of this spectacular high-speed photography series. Designed and fabricated custom lighting and camera systems for capturing hi-speed and Schlieren (refractive) photography.

 

Prime Time Series

 
  UFO HUNTERS reviews science builds
  TITLE:Science Producer, Co Host
John helps out the UFO Hunter Team with his unique take on science demonstrations. Wednesdays at 10:00pm
 
Pilot for Prime Time Series  
  MAKING HISTORY
  TITLE:Producer, Director, Host
This new series follows a team of history recreators as they faithfully produce notable moments in time.
 
Prime Time Series  
  PROTOTYPE THIS! Pilot Episode
 

TITLE: Supervising Producer
Original staff up and casting. Conceived and created sets and unique Treasure Island workshop for this revolutionary invention program.

 
Prime Time Series  
  MYTHBUSTERS
  TITLE: Supervising Producer
Developed topics and managed production on this San Francisco based show. Highlights include the Hindenburg Explosion and Pirate Myths.
 

Prime Time Series

 
  MEGA DISASTERS
  TITLE: Director of Special Effects
Created and Directed visual effects in concert with CGI artists for this highly rated television series. Behind the Scenes

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Prime Time Series  
  PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT  
  TITLE: Director
Directed segments for this outrageous reality series.
 
Prime Time Series  
  LIE DETECTOR
  TITLE: Director
Created the ultimate lie detection machines for Discovery program.
 
Prime Time Series  
  ANATOMY OF A BEAR ATTACK
  TITLE: Director
Extensive location and studio work in Alaska highlight this cautionary tale of Grizzly Bear maulings. A full size "Grizzly Bear" robot was created on stage to duplicate a bear mauling on Admiralty Island.
 
Prime Time Series  
  MORE THAN HUMAN
  TITLE: Director
Created on camera look and feel of cutting edge human oddity/science show with unique lighting and set design. Designed the large scale experiments that proved the science while being exciting to watch.
Prime Time Comedy Series  
  OBLIVIOUS
  TITLE: Director
Directed 40 segment for this novel hidden camera game show.
 
Prime Time Specials  
 

MONSTERS: PUT TO THE TEST

UFOS: PUT TO THE TEST

  TITLE: Director/Producer
Directed & Produced two one-hour hoax documentaries (hidden camera elements and large-scale hoaxes).
 
Prime Time Special  
  CROP CIRCLES:MYSTERIES IN THE FIELDS
  TITLE: Director/Producer
Directed & Produced one-hour special with MIT students on this dangerous art form.
 
Prime Time Series  
  SERIES TITLE: A DAY IN THEIR LIVES
  TITLE: Director
Directed four hours of recreation heavy series using a combination of CGI and in-camera special effects to create ancient cities.
 
Prime Time Network Series:  
  24 HOURS IN HOTEL HELL
  TITLE: Co-Executive Producer/Director
Directed four hidden camera sitcoms
 
Hidden Camera Series  
  CELEBRITY UNDERCOVER
  TITLE: Co-Executive Producer/Director
Created top-rated hidden camera show. Produced and Directed (20 episodes) multi-camera, hidden camera sitcom. Guest starts included LL Cool J, Ashton Kutcher, Charisma Carpenter, Jimmy Kimmel, Mandy Moore and many others.
 
Prime Time Specials  
  SCARIEST PLACES ON EARTH
  TITLE: Director
Produced and Directed segments and special sequences for one-hour mystery series.
 
Prime Time Series  
  MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERIES
  TITLE: CO-Executive Producer
Worked with Mike Fliess to create one-hour mystery series.
 
Prime Time Series  
  RIPLEY'S : BELIEVE IT OR NOT (TBS)
  TITLE: Event Director
Produced and directed multi-camera events. Shaped production design and key style features of top rated human oddity series.
 
Prime Time Hidden Camera Series  
  RED HANDED (UPN)
  TITLE: Director
Hidden-Camera comedy show. Cast and directed ensemble of actors in long-form hidden-camera show.
 
Episodic Series  
  HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS (THE TV SHOW)
  TITLE: Episodic Director
One-hour comedy episodic series. Executive Producer: John Landis
 
Prime Time Hidden Camera Series  
Payback
  PAYBACK
  TITLE: Director
Directed long-form hidden-camera segments.
 
Two Hour Special  
  TITANIC: SECRETS REVEALED (Tribune Syndication)
  TITLE: CO-Executive Producer / Director
Two-hour special. Used digital special effects and proprietary front projection technology in dozens of emotionally charged recreations involving a cast of hundreds.
 
Prime Time Series  
totally rediculous
  TOTALLY RIDICULOUS
  TITLE: CO-Executive Producer / Director
Co-Created, Produced and Directed on one-hour comedy special. Extensive work with actors including animals. Executive Producer: David Zucker
 
Prime Time Thanksgiving Special  
  101 DALMATIANS: A CANINE’S TALE (ABC)
  TITLE: Director
Live-action ABC comedy special with live animals starring Glenn Close and Jeff Daniels.
 
4 Prime Time Specials  
Most Dangerous
  THE WORLDS MOST DANGEROUS (CBS)
  TITLE: Director/Supervising Producer
Directed four one-hour specials. Used digital special effects and live animals to create wild animal attacks.
 
Paranormal Series  
the other side
  THE OTHER SIDE (NBC)
  TITLE: Recreation Director/Producer
Produced and Directed recreations of ghosts, UFO abductions and other complex paranormal encounters.
 
Prime Time Paranormal Series  
encounters
  ENCOUNTERS (FOX)
  TITLE: Supervising Producer/Director
Responsible for show start up and staffing.
 
Prime Time Paranormal Series  
Sightings
  SIGHTINGS (Paramount/FOX)
 

TITLE: Producer (1st Season), Segment Director:Created show style template for long-running paranormal reality series.

 
Prime Time Series  
Rescue 911
  RESCUE 911 (CBS)
  TITLE: Segment Director multiple episodes.  
Prime Time Series  
Case Closed
  CASE CLOSED (USA)
  TITLE: Producer/Director (Recreations)
Produced and Directed 127 recreations for crime detective series.
 
Hidden Camera Series  

Candid Camera

  THE NEW CANDID CAMERA:
 

TITLE: Segment Director

Directed 145 hidden camera segments for KingWorld.

 
Prime Time Series  
Funniest
  AMERICA'S FUNNIEST PEOPLE:(ABC)
  TITLE: Producer(1st season)
Involved in show startup and staffing of top rated ABC comedy series. Look and feel of all roll in material.
 
Strip Series  
  EYE ON L.A.: (ABC)
 

TITLE: Supervising Producer/Director/Cameraman
Responsible for show restart and staffing. (Feb '89 - Aug '90)

Extensive world travels with actors and models. International aerial and underwater production.
5 Emmy Awards.

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All, Recreation/Narrative, Hidden Camera, Documentary, Science