John Ciccarelli is an experienced videographer and photographer, bringing more than a decade of photojournalism experience to his work as a graduate student at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.
Prior to USC, Ciccarelli specialized in video production; combat, studio and aerial photography; and feature and spot story writing as a senior U.S. Navy journalist. While on location throughout the Pacific Rim, he filmed in locations ranging from an open-door helicopter at 3,000 feet to the cramped quarters of a diesel submarine hundreds of feet underwater.
Throughout his six years in the Navy, Ciccarelli amassed several thousand hours of video footage and numerous honors, including the prestigious Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal in 2010.
Ciccarelli is CEO of, Eximius Films, and looks forward to his filmmaking career producing while integrating his writing, cinematography, public relations and marketing experience into collaborative creative works.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in photography.
He also likes brewing his own beer.