John is a partner with Dylan Fries and Michael Sanders in Electric Monk Media Ltd.  Together they are in the business of sharing original stories through linear and interactive media.  John is a producer of the documentary films Men with Beards and The Private Lives of Wild Creatures.  He is an industry partner with the Embody Empathy project and part of a team developing a virtual reality experience that features great grey owls.

John is a partner with GMB Chomichuk in Alchemical Press Ltd.  Together they publish graphic novels and literary oddities, including The Imagination Manifesto trilogy.  Their titles have won Aurora Awards and Manitoba Book Awards.

John is an active volunteer for Fish Futures Inc. and coordinates the Manitoba Youth Angling Card Artwork Contest.  John is currently a Board member of Envoi Publishing and Productions, and is a past-President of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild and past Board member of Artspace Inc.