John Webster (Finland)

John Webster is a writer and director born in 1967 in Helsinki to English teachers who moved to Finland.

In 1996 John graduated from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki with an MA in documentary filmmaking.

He has been directing internationally awarded documentaries since 1990.

John is trilingual and speaks English, Swedish and Finnish.

Filmography

  • Young, Free, Single
    29', Finland, 1991
  • Suckers
    52', Finland, 1993
  • Don't Tell Daddy
    58', Finland, 1994
  • Kaupunkisinfonia
    62', Finland, 1995
  • Different Trains
    40', Finland, 1996
  • Losing It
    74', Finland, 1999
  • Rooms of Shadow and Light
    60', Finland, 2001
  • Isolinnankatu
    136', Finland, 2004
  • What Comes Around
    75', Finland, 2005
  • The Skiers
    11', Finland, 2007
  • Recipes for Disaster
    85', Finland, 2008

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.