Professional of the Year - Entertainment/Film Making

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John N. Handem Piette

Title: Founder, Filmmaker, Creative Director
Industry: Entertainment
Type of Organization: Production Studio
Major Product/Service: Producing narrative films, documentaries, and online video content
Expertise: With over 15 years experience, Mr. Handem Piette is a filmmaker who is responsible for writing, producing, directing, and editing narrative and documentary feature films and self-produced video content online with millions of views. He currently serves as the Creative Director of Seeds of Wisdom, which entails amplifying stories from indigenous communities around the world.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: W.G.A. East
University/Degree: B.F.A., Radio, Television, and Film, University of Texas School of Film, Austin, 2007
Born: October 5, 1984, Stockholm, Sweden
Hobbies/Sports: Hiking, camping, surfing, basketball, walking dog
Work History: Previously, Mr. Handem Piette served with Spice Factory Films, Trigger Street Productions, Filmtwist, TMZ, The Dodo, and Seeds of Wisdom.
Honors & Awards: Awarded, "Gold Telly Award" for social media content produced at The Dodo, 2021; 12+ "Best Documentary Feature" awards, from film festivals worldwide, 2022
Published Works: Featured in articles in: The Hollywood Reporter, Vanity Fair, Vulture, Ad Age, The Hindu, The Sun, Huffington Post, and TMZ