John J McGimpsey

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Hi, my name is John J McGimpsey and I'm a writer who tries to bring his imagination to life on screen.

"From Little Acorns"

Wirral International Film Festival 2012

Winner of "Best Film" & "Best Screenplay"

Winner Int Family Film Festival 2013, Hollywood USA

Official selection at the Landed Film Festival 2013

Winner Best Short Film (Foreign) Int Family FF 2013

Official selection at Kino Exposed Film Festival 2013

Official selection at Buxton Film Festival 2013

Official selection at The Lab Film Festival 2013

Official selection at Moviebar Film Festival 2014

Official Selection Bangladesh Int Short FF 2014


Three of the seven awards taken by our group at the Wirral IFF Nov 2012

Louis Macdonald star of 

"From Little Acorns"

A screen grab from the horror film "The Open Window" written & produced by John. Winner of "Most Promising Actor" and "Best Soundtrack" awards.

A still from the promo trailer to "Doggy Style" a comedy feature in Liverpool based on a true story.

Doggy Style is in early preproduction and hopefully filming will begin late 2017.

Doggy Style

A story of two brothers who are chalk and cheese in both appearance and hopes for the future.

They set out on a trip to break into a police station to steal a dog for a underworld boss. 

Simple ! Not when these two are involved.....

Watch the trailer now on Vimeo at

A new film by Velton Liske, written by John J McGimpsey & Velton.

Larry is a quiet man and respected throughout his neighbourhood, when a child goes missing he goes from hero to villain. But not all is how it looks.

Winner of "Best Film" "Best Screenplay" & "Best Actor" at Kino FF 2016

John with Stephen Graham at the premiere of Stephens film "Best laid Plans"

John with Paula Baines, Corin Willis and Henry R Swindell (Right) at the BBC Writersroom lecture given by Henry to the LJMU Film Makers Club, arranged by John J McGimpsey Dec 2012.

John with good friends David & Paul Morrissey at Davids directorial premiere of "Don't Worry About Me"

From Little Acorns, officially selected for the 18th International Family Film Festival

at Raleigh Studios, Hollywood CA.

A still from the multi award winning film "The happiness Of Larry" Written by yours truly.