John is a director, writer and producer with a broad history in professional film production that spans over two decades. With more than 60 national and international awards for video production excellence, John commands a thoughtful perspective and a highly sought-after style, consistently executing visual artistry on a scale that most think only the likes of Hollywood can produce. https://johngrooters.com/
John’s experience in film is as vast as it is engaging, but his first love is storytelling – on every scale. His portfolio includes everything from 30 second spots to foreign and domestically-produced feature films; from documentaries to teachings series; from graphics-laden, trade-show eye candy to composited CG fantasy worlds. John’s work has been seen by millions throughout the world in theaters, museums, festivals, trade-shows, conferences, and on broadcast television.
John has worked closely with Ray VanderLaan produce the best selling That the World May Know video series. Sets 6-16 of the series include over 60 lessons shot all over the world.
John and his wife, Judy, also run Grooters Productions, a world-class, full-service media production company based in Holland, Michigan. As West Michigan’s largest post-production facility, GP is fully capable of handling every aspect of media production and more under one roof, including color correction and visual effects, print and digital design, audio recording and post, and web and app development. GP also works closely with sister company Cinevee, a digital distribution platform that provides media hosting and delivery, e-commerce, and promotional tools to allow anyone to sell and deliver digital content anywhere in the world.