John Erick Dowdle

Director, Writer, Producer

Director, Writer, Producer


John grew up in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. After graduating St. Thomas Academy, an all-boys, military, Catholic highschool, John moved to Iowa City to attend the University of Iowa. There he would make the move from writing to film. Two years later, John moved to Manhattan to attend NYU's film program. After graduating NYU, John moved to Los ...
Birth date
1972-12-21
Awards
1 win & 3 nominations.

Known For


No Escape
No Escape
Director (2015)
As Above, So Below
As Above, So Below
Director (2014)
Quarantine
Quarantine
Director (2008)
Devil
Devil
Director (2010)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorFriday Night Lights
(announced)
DirectorWaco
(TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes) - Day 51 (2018) ... (directed by) - Stalling for Time (2018) - Of Milk and Men (2018) - Operation Showtime (2018) ... (directed by) - The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... (directed by) Show all 6 episodes
2018
DirectorNo Escape: Deleted Scenes
(Video short)
2015
DirectorNo Escape2015/I
DirectorAs Above, So Below2014
DirectorDevil2010
DirectorQuarantine2008
DirectorThe Poughkeepsie Tapes2007
DirectorThe Dry Spell
(as John E. Dowdle)
2005
DirectorFull Moon Rising
(as John E. Dowdle)
1996
RoleTitleYear
WriterWaco
(TV Mini-Series) (developed for television by - 6 episodes, 2018) (written by - 3 episodes, 2018) - Day 51 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by) - Stalling for Time (2018) ... (creator) - Of Milk and Men (2018) ... (creator) - Operation Showtime (2018) ... (creator) - The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... (creator) / (written by) Show all 6 episodes
WriterNo Escape
(written by)
2015/I
WriterAs Above, So Below
(screenplay)
2014
WriterQuarantine 2: Terminal
(motion picture "Quarantine")
2011
WriterQuarantine
(screenplay by)
2008
WriterThe Poughkeepsie Tapes2007
WriterThe Dry Spell
(as John E. Dowdle)
2005
WriterFull Moon Rising
(as John E. Dowdle)
1996
RoleTitleYear
ProducerWaco
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Day 51 (2018) ... (executive producer) - Stalling for Time (2018) ... (executive producer) - Of Milk and Men (2018) ... (executive producer) - Operation Showtime (2018) ... (executive producer) - The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2018
ProducerTranscendent Man
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2009
ProducerFull Moon Rising
(producer - uncredited)
1996
RoleTitleYear
EditorThe Poughkeepsie Tapes2007
EditorThe Dry Spell
(as John E. Dowdle)
2005
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Dry Spell
Free clinic doctor (as John E. Dowdle)
2005
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerArrested Soul
(Video short) (as John E. Dowdle)
2002
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBullet Head
(special thanks - as John Dowdle)
2017
ThanksBernard and Huey
(thanks)
2017
ThanksThe Perks of Being a Wallflower
(the producers wish to thank)
2012
ThanksPart Time Fabulous
(very special thanks)
2011
ThanksMysterious Island
(special thanks)
2010
RoleTitleYear
SelfNo Escape: Behind the Scenes
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfMade in Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - No Escape/Unsullied/Learning to Drive/Sneak Peek: The Martian (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfDevil: The Devil's Meeting
(Video short) Self
2010
SelfA Light in the Darkness
(Video documentary short) Self
2009
SelfAnatomy of a Stunt
(Video documentary short) Self
2009
SelfDressing the Infected: Robert Hall's Makeup Design
(Video documentary short) Self
2009
SelfLocked In: The Making of 'Quarantine'
(Video documentary short) Self
2009