John Wellington Ennis
John Wellington Ennis
|Other names||John Ennis|
|Occupation||Filmmaker, activist, blogger|
|Known for||Documentary films, Blogging|
John Wellington Ennis (born February 21, 1973 in Los Angeles, California) is an American filmmaker, activist, and blogger. In 2004, he directed a film starring Amy Poehler and the Upright Citizens Brigade titled Wild Girls Gone. He is the co-founder of Video the Vote, a non-partisan group interested in documenting problems at U.S. polls. Ennis and Video the Vote co-created Free for All, a 2008 documentary about fraud in U.S. elections. He is also the founder of Shoot First, Inc., a film production company. His latest film is Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, a feature-length documentary about the corrupting influence of money in our political system, featuring Robert Reich, Lawrence Lessig, John Nichols, Marianne Williamson and more...
Ennis has produced and developed reality television for FremantleMedia, RDF Media, and Nash Entertainment, and his work has been seen on NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC, TLC, BBC, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Ennis’s New York City Toolz of the New School was a cult hit in the late 1990s. Ennis has produced many musical documentary, with many of today’s artists, such as Weezer, Linkin Park, Fall Out Boy, Fergie, John Mayer, Jane’s Addiction, Ne-Yo, Sarah McLachlan, Jack Johnson, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Audioslave and others.
|2000||The Cindy Margolis Show||Yes||Television|
|2002||Meet My Folks||Yes||Television|
|2002||Get Lucky Lampshades||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2003||The Masked Champion IV||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2003||The Eligible Gentleman||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2004||The Complex: Malibu||Yes||Television|
|2004||The Sensual Lover of Bindalele||Yes|
|2005||Next Big Thing: The 2 Skinnee J's Farewell Show||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|multiple||The Oprah Winfrey Show||Yes||Television|
|2006||Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2007||Wild Girls Gone||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2008||The Writers Room||Yes|
|2008||Free For All||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2014||Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
- Michele Meek (October 2008). "Getting it Covered: Video the Vote". The Independent.
- John Wellington Ennis (May 2009). "Missing The Point of Atlas Shrugged". The Huffington Post.
- "Wild Girls Gone". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
- Roger Ebert (October 2008). "Free For All". The Chicago Sun-Times.
- Cobb, Chris (October 29, 2008). "Film fest documents fights for social justice". The Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
- "Shoot First Inc. Asks: Who Is Ken Blackwell? Star of Political Documentary". Politics & Government Week. August 11, 2008. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
- Brouillet, Carol (June 27, 2008). "Movement Building Radio Show w' William Lewis, Larry Pinkney, John Ennis & Marnie Glickman". Indymedia. Retrieved May 29, 2009.