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.


ROCKAWAY receives Standing Ovation and Top Award in CATALINA!

ROCKAWAY, the coming of age drama, penned and directed by John J. Budion, received the first ever standing ovation at the CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL!  The film also took home the festival's top award of BEST FEATURE FILM - BEST OF FESTIVAL.  Many could be heard toting the film as "Oscar worthy" and the next Stand By Me, as John and his young talented cast walked the red carpet!



John J Budion

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