John Bashyam


About John

John is an award winning director, visual effects artist, and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, CA.

At the age of 24, John’s visual effects talent has earned him the chance to work on feature films such as The Finest Hours, Ghostbusters, The Shallows, The Walk, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant Man, Unbroken.

He has served as the VFX Supervisor/2nd Unit Director for the media production teams at some of the largest music festivals in the world, including Coachella, Stagecoach, Lightning in a Bottle, Bottlerock. Filming some of the music industry's hottest acts such as Muse, ACDC, Guns N’ Roses, Skrillex, Kaskade, Zedd, Calvin Harris, Chvrches, The Weeknd, Kid Cudi, and many more.

For the past year and a half he was Lead VFX/CG Artist at Legend3D and kept at the bleeding edge of the booming virtual reality movement, working with top players such as VRSE, Jaunt, Legendary, Apple, and The New York Times. With work that includes the Crimson Peak VR Experience, the Muse Revolt virtual reality music video, Take Flight by The New York Times, The Click Effect, and Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders.

Most recently, John has teamed up with industry veterans to co-found the creative studio Warm And Fuzzy ( They operate a full fledged post production facility capable of handling commercial and feature scale jobs out of their office in Culver City. In the months since their inception, Warm And Fuzzy has completed a variety of projects ranging through commercials, VR films, concert visuals, pitch decks, and more.

In addition to his visual effects work, John is also an award winning rising director. His animated short film, The Night the Moon Fell, has premiered internationally at the renowned Raindance Film Festival in London, as well as the critically acclaimed Cinequest Film Festival in Silicon Valley. It was also featured on Funny or Die, and garnered over 300k views as a Vimeo Staff Pick. He continues to take on more directorial work, recently working with Stan Lee on his first VR experience, and completing a live action proof of concept film, Tempus.

Fusing his love for visual effects with his passion for directing, John continues to deliver and excel with every venture he undertakes.