John McBrearty
Creative Director

John is a storyteller and creative strategist who conveys NorthStar's vision to the world in words and pictures and music, via NorthStar's informational videos and related creative content. In halls filled with gifted scientists and engineers, the operating principle is that if John understands it everybody will understand it. John is a screenwriter, performing musician and songwriter, he has written for film and television on movies such as Diverted and The Bang Bang Club, and is the author of a film in development on legendary Canadian Formula One racing driver Gilles Villeneuve.

John holds an Honours BA Communication from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Writer's Guild of Canada.