Our Team

John Sylvain

Video Producer + Editor

John is an award winning producer and project manager with years of experience building and leading teams to create content in a variety of media for world-famous brands, local non-profits and dynamic start-ups. 

After graduating from Yale University with a degree in Film Studies, John first moved to Seattle where he co-founded Annex Theatre. There, as business manager and development director, he helped secure funding, set up business systems, and lease a permanent downtown home. He also acted, directed, designed lights and led the improv group. After moving to Los Angeles, John founded the award-winning Sacred Fools Theater and served as artistic director for its first 6 years.

John has produced web and video content for Sony, Fox, Paramount and Disney as well as for many smaller companies, start-ups and non-profits. As co-Founder and Creative Director of Instant Films he produced hundreds of comedy shorts with Hollywood luminaries like James Gunn and Jenna Fischer and as Director of Content Production for Lifescript he shot health and wellness videos with doctors, trainers and celebrities like Bob Harper and Joe Montana. On his Three Simple Steps blog, John uses the power of visual storytelling to teach, coach and inspire. He’s very excited to bring all his skills and experience to the WELL Learning Library.