John X. Carey
Director / Filmmaker

Directed a short film for Dove (Dove Real Beauty Sketches) which within one month of releasing accumulated over 150 million views on youtube and officially was titled the most viewed commercial of all time.

Los Angeles based director of branded documentaries and commercials. World traveler. Grew up on a small farm to parents who were writers. At the age of 18, he got a summer internship at Mozilla FireFox where he pitched the concept of creating a giant FireFox logo crop circle as a viral marketing stunt for the popular web browser. The idea was approved and John successfully created the FireFox crop-circle stunt which still to this day stands as the most viral marketing campaign in the history of the company. John went on to attended Art Center College of Design on a full scholarship. John’s student work at Art Center lead to a full-fledged directing career before graduation.

John is a fan of emotion, human-interest topics, self-help content, and intimate character stories. His work has been featured by The New York Times, The Today Show, CNN, TIME, Forbes, ABC News, and many others .. John has partnered with top agencies like Widen+Kennedy, 180LA, Mullen, Saatchi & Saatchi, Digitas, Ogilvy, and DraftFCB. He has helmed campaigns for clients like eBay, Dove, Google, Goodwill, and, Anit-Drug. Industry recognition includes: 2013 One Show Gold Pencil, 2013 Cannes Young Director Award shortlist, 2013 CLIO award, 2012 AICP award, 2012 CLIO shortlist, 2011 GOLD Art Directors Club cube, 2011 Cannes Young Director Award shortlist, 2011 OnVidi $10,000 first place award.