​​John Titley is an award-winning screenwriter, producer and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada.

 

A former law-school student turned storyteller, John started his career combining his love for crime and comedy cinema by writing a pair of short films that went on to screen at festivals around the world including the social satire ANATOMY OF ASSISTANCE (Dir. Cory Bowles, Trailer Park Boys) which made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and the dark comedy COLD FEET which included screenings at Fantasia Montreal and ScreamFest LA before selling to US-based broadcaster AMC-IFC Networks Inc.

 

With writing credits on over 50 episodes of television, John’s recent credits include the true-crime series KILLER IN PLAIN SIGHT (Hulu, Frantic Films) and HOMICIDE: HOURS TO KILL (Investigation Discovery, Cineflix Media). John has also written in the video game space, including the upcoming sci-fi dystopia game THE LAST TAXI (Apple iOS + Steam, ZenFri Inc.) as well as co-creating the YouTube series ARCADE ROULETTE for WatchMojo. Currently, John is the writer/creator of the upcoming anthology drama series THE LUCKY ONES in-development with producer Ian Bawa with support from the National Screen Institute and the crime drama CHASING THE DARK with co-writer Diana Bentley based on the critically-acclaimed novel “Crime Scene” by former OPP Detective and Director of Intelligence Kate Lines.

 

John is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre Writers' Lab, the National Screen Institute Totally Television program, the National Film Board’s Creation Lab and obtained his Bachelor of Arts with an Advanced Major in Film at the University of Manitoba.

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