John J Budion

writer / director / vfx

John J. Budion is an award winning writer, director, and visual effects artist, with over 15 years of experience in the film and television world. He started out his career at the tender age of 17, while concurrently working towards his degree at New York University.


Late Nights, Coffee, and Jack + Diets

John's been busy penning his first feature script. The film is called: Life Now, Life Then. What's it about, you ask?
Logline: Two brothers escape the harsh realities of their lives with imagination, friendship, and each other. Before the #hashtag.
Remember when you'd clean up before supper? Or laugh, cry, and play with the best friends a person could ask for, before the existence of social media? That's this. Friendships that last a lifetime.
It's Stand By Me meets The Sandlot and Social Media. A coming of age story of 6 friends and the summer of '94. Bonds that break the boundaries of social media. Stay tuned for updates on how the project is coming along.

John J Budion

Writer / Director / VFX Artist • New York & Los Angeles