John Vatcher’s career has spanned over 30 years as a Producer, Director and Cinematographer. An Honours Graduate from Niagara, John began his career as a CSI/Video Technician with the Niagara, Peel & Metro Toronto Police Departments. After five years on the force, John moved east to Newfoundland and opened his own commercial production company in St. John’s where he produced over 500 regional and national spots for clients like Air Canada, GM, Ford, Budweiser and Coca-Cola.
Over the course of six seasons, John Directed ten episodes of the award winning Republic of Doyle series. He was also a Producer on Shaun Majumder, Every Word Is Absolutely True (HBO Canada, 2012), a Producer/Director on Majumder Manor (W, 2013,2014) and a Producer/Director on Boy on Bridge (CMT, 2012).
In 2017, John was a Producer/Director on two different CBC Series: Take The Shot’s CAUGHT as well as Little Dog for Cameron Pictures. Both series premiered on CBC in Spring 2018.
Most recently, John Produced and Directed the third Season of the Discovery Canada / Netflix Original Series Frontier. John is the only Director to work on all three Seasons of the series.
Representation: The Alpern Group