B: 1952 in Montréal, Québec
John Walker got his start in photography and turned to documentary filmmaking as a cinematographer for Crawley Films in 1975. He directed his first film, Chambers: Tracks and Gestures (about Canadian artist Jack Chambers) for Atlantis Films in 1982 and was part of the collective that produced and directed A Winter Tan. He has won many awards for his producing, directing and cinematography and has credits on over sixty films. He is the co-founder of DOC, the Documentary Organization of Canada. His documentary Assholes: A Theory was selected to screen as part of the Special Presentations program at the 2019 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival. These are his credits as a Director.
Features & TV Movies:
Chambers: Tracks and Gestures (1982)
Leningradskaya – A Village in Southern Russia* (TV-1990)
The Faith Ferry (2000)
* These two productions aired under the title The Hand of Stalin, a trilogy of films commissioned by and aired on BBC.