John Webster

Born in Finland of British parents, John Webster has been directing and producing documentary films for over 25 years. His films cover a wide area of subjects, but typical to his films are human-interest stories with strong central characters whose lives are followed over a long period of time. Over the years his films have been broadcast to a wide international audience, screened and awarded at festivals, and two of his films have received the Finnish Jussi-award. When not making films, John mentors and script doctors national and international documentary projects. Selected films include: Little Yellow Boots (95min, 2017), Recipes for Disaster (82min, 2008), What Comes Around (72min, 2005), Rooms of Shadow and Light (59min, 2001), Don’t Tell Daddy (59min, 1995) and Suckers (54min, 1993).