John Baker is an independent film producer based in Los Angeles. His first feature length production, DRAGONSLAYER won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the South by Southwest Film Festival and Best International Feature at Hot Docs, having played at over 60 film festivals worldwide. It premiered on Showtime in May 2012. His latest short film AARON BURR PT. 2 is currently playing festivals worldwide and his past shorts and music videos have played multiple film festivals and aired on HBO, Channel 4 (UK), and MTV amongst other outlets. He spent several years at HBO Documentary Programming working on the Emmy-winning series The Addiction Project and Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke amongst other titles. Prior to HBO, he worked at Content Film, the former production company of Edward R. Pressman. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University.