Areas of Expertise

Media technology, independent filmmaking, Video Game Industry and Esports

Teaching Interests

John Lipartito teaches a variety of Media Studies and Production classes in which he draws upon his extensive experience producing, directing, filming and editing professional projects for a variety of media platforms. More recently, his interest in “New Media” technologies has led him to explore both the creative and business sides of the video game industry and esports.


BA Temple University Japan Campus, Communications, Film and Media Arts Track, 2009
BA Canisius College, English Major/Classics Minor, 2001

Notable Works and Awards

The Crawler in the Dark (web series), Writer/Producer/Director, Editor
Best Special Visual Effects, KWeb Fest, Seoul, 2016
Best SciFi Horror Director, Best Special Character, Best SciFi Horror Poster — Rome Web Awards

A.I. Toilet (short film), Director, Director of Photography, Editor
Best SciFi Comedy Cinematography, Best SciFi Comedy Screenplay, Best SciFi Comedy Supporting Actor,  Rome Web Awards,  2016

No Face (short film), Writer, Director, Editor
First Place, YouTube House of Horrors Competition, Tokyo, 2014

Departure (short film), Writer, Director, Editor
Top 50 Selection, Best Acting, Bloody Cuts Film Challenge, 2013