"A Choice of Weapons: Inspired By Gordon Parks" directed by John Maggio is nominated for three Emmys.
John Maggio
Executive Producer · Producer/Director · Writer

John Maggio is a principal producer, director and writer with Ark Media. His most recent film, "Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis" - co-produced by Ark Media and Vice for HBO - won a 2019 Emmy for "Outstanding Business & Economic Documentary" John’s previous film, The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee for HBO was nominated for 2018 Producers Guild Award for best documentary feature. His work includes films for FRONTLINE (College Inc., Growing up Online) and American Experience (Bonnie and Clyde, The Boy in the Bubble, Kinsey). Maggio’s films have been honored with the National Emmy Award and Writers Guild Award, multiple nominations for News and Documentary Emmy Awards, and have premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. In January of 2018 his film Into The Amazon opened the 30th season of American Experience. He’s currently at work on a feature doc about documentary photographer, Gordon Parks.