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John Piedot
Creative Director and Founder
Silk Factory

LONDON, UK // John has worked in motion picture advertising since 1996. Based out of Soho, London, he joined Editpool in 2001 as an editor and later became creative director.

His vision helped build the company into a strong force on the London creative scene delivering international and domestic campaigns for both studio and independent releases across all platforms. This led to Deluxe acquiring Editpool in 2008.

He has led teams to multiple Golden Trailer wins, most notably for the 'Man On Wire' international trailer and over a further 50 Golden Trailer Award nominations.

In August 2017, he co-founded Silk Factory with Andrew Snook. In the last 2 years Silk Factory has been nominated twice for Supplier Of The Year at the Base Awards, and won Silver at the Clios for an International trailer to Season 7 of HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones'.

John has always been a huge advocate for developing new talent within the industry. He can often be seen at industry wide events across Europe talking about the art of film trailers and entertainment marketing.

He’s an avid supporter of Liverpool football club and hopes to see them win the Premiership title very soon. A self-confessed Soho fanatic he plans to write a book about his adopted second home when he hangs up his marketing hat.