OUR film /TV PROS
JOHN STEAD - Stunt Coordinator / TV & Film Director
John Stead is a Canadian director and stunt coordinator, who has directed on Designated Survivor, Dark Matter, Bitten, Lost Girl, XIII and Mutant X to name a few.
He has co-odinated the action sequences for more than 500 film & tv episodes all over the world and performed stunts on over 250 TV episodes and films. He has over 600 professional theater credits as a fight director both in Canada and internationally, including 20 seasons as the fight director for the Shaw festival and is in his 25th season as head of stage combat for the Stratford Festival of Canada. He has taught at the Birmingham Conservatory, the Universities of Toronto, Waterloo, Humber and Wilfred Laurier, and has an international reputation for creating exciting action and molding solid, well respected performers of all levels.
He is a member of the Society of Canadian Fight Directors. Stage Combat Coordinator for The National Theater School, a registered stunt coordinator with ACTRA and a Master Instructor-Emeritus with the Academy of Dramatic Combat.
4Points FILM & Tv
YOUR DOOR TO THE INDUSTRY
4PBJJ Purple Belt & co-owner Ayisha Issa, also maintains a thriving acting career appearing in several Canadian and American films, TV shows and video games. These areas of experience, skill and passion, along a wealth of talented and knowledgeable connections, lead to the creation of our 4Points Film & TV Program.
4Points is excited to bring you a variety of oppertunities to learn "REEL" and practical performance skills, that can serve you in your pursuit of a career in acting and action, for film & TV.
AYISHA ISSA- Program Coordinator