John has acted in several independent feature films. He is also a producer, having worked on the films The Last Taxi Driver, Leaving and Junkie Heaven. While continuing to teach part time at CitiTech College in Brooklyn, John has retired from LaGuardia Arts. John has been working as a Director of Photography, Assistant Camera, Grip, Gaffer, an on set Sound Recordist, Production Manager and Assistant Director.
John Marean, co-manager of Intention Films and Media, graduated with his MFA in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama. He started his career as the Technical Director of the Hudson Guild Theater, then became Production Manager of Playwrights' Horizons/Scenic Central and built sets for Nickelodeon, as well as many other Broadway, off-Broadway, television and feature film productions.
John has taught almost every subject invented by the NYCDOE since 1991. In 2006, John became the Technical Director of the Long Island Film/TV Foundation and began video editing shortly thereafter.
In 2012, John became Technical Director at the LaGuardia High School (The "Fame" school) of Music & Art and Performing Arts in NYC.