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John Maggio
Executive Producer · Producer/Director · Writer

Emmy Award winning Director John Maggio is known for his compelling and socially impactful storytelling across a wide range of genres. He's confronted geopolitical conflict in projects like Year One (HBO), an insider look at the first year of the Biden Presidency, and The Perfect Weapon (HBO), a chronicle of America’s ongoing clandestine cyber war. He's directed intimate biographies of prolific Americans in films like The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (HBO), and A Choice of Weapons (HBO), about the acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks (Tribeca 2021). In Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (HBO), he cross-examined the architects of the largest Wall Street bailout in American history while in his most recent biographical film, Mr. Saturday Night (HBO), he uncovered the innovations of legendary music and film impresario Robert Stigwood (DocNYC 2021). Maggio's films have screened at Sundance and festivals around the world, honored with Emmy Awards, Writers Guild Awards, and nominated for an NAACP Image Award, GLAAD Award, Producers Guild of America Award, and multiple News and Doc Emmy Awards. He’s currently at work on films about international espionage and the birth of Italian fashion.