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Published:December 1st, 2007 08:41 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with John Faust, Director/Writer 'By Appointment Only'

Judyth Piazza chats with John Faust, Director/Writer 'By Appointment Only'

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina in the winter of 1976. Moved to Conyers, Georgia at age 3. Family transferred to Philadelphia, PA in 1990, which is where I really consider home " and where I feel I became me. " Had an amazing high school art teacher who pushed me when I needed to be pushed, and I will always be grateful to her for putting me on the right course. After living life instead of studying during the first two years of school, (which I needed since my parents were extremely strict on me growing up) I just lived life for a while until that little voice in my head told me to use my talents in a more productive way. I drew myself a line and decided to head west to Hollywood.

A friend suggested the Art Center College of Design for filmmaking, and I graduated in August 2006. While at the Art Center, I was an assistant director on several commercials, music videos, and public service announcements. Also while attending the Art Center, I created a well beloved short documentary on the Solheim Nursing Home in Eagle Rock, California. The retirement home is still showing the short to acquire new residents and funds since they are a non-profit entity. By Appointment Only " is my first official " short film, and it was the best time of my life making this movie. Making a movie is also a great way to lose some weight. Next up for is fundraising to write and direct his first feature.  


Fleetwood High School, Fleetwood, PA

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA " B.S. w/ honors in Film Directing 

Film Festivals for By Appointment Only " written and directed by John Faust 

Show Off Your Short Film Festival

Nominated for Best Horror Short

Hollywood, CA - February 2007  

A Night of Horror Film Festival

Sydney, Australia - March 2007 

Starz First Look Film Festival

Winner Best Horror Film

Denver, CO - April 2007 


Zompire: The Undead Film Festival

Winner Best of Festival

Portland, OR - May 2007 

Fear No Film Festival

Salt Lake City, UT - June 2007 

Comic-Con Independent Film Festival

San Diego, CA - July 2007 

Atlanta Underground Film Festival

Atlanta, U S A - August 2007 

Twin Cities Underground Film Festival

Saint Paul, U S A - August 2007 

Sacramento Music & Film Festival

Sacramento, U S A - August 2007 

Hermosa Shorts Film Festival

Hermosa Beach, U S A - August 2007 

Great Lakes Film Festival

Nominated Best Horror Short

Erie, U S A - September 2007 

L.A. Shorts Fest

Los Angeles, U S A - September 2007 

The Valley Film Festival

North Hollywood, U S A - September 2007 

Illinois International Film Festival

St. Charles, U S A - September 2007 

Atlanta Horror Fest

Atlanta, U S A - October 2007 

The Spooky Movie Film Festival

Fairfax, VA - October 2007 

Eerie Horror Film Festival

Erie, PA - October 2007 

Cackalacky Film Festival

Charlotte, NC " October 2007 

Rock & Shock Film Festival

Worcester, MA - October 2007 

Freak Show Film Festival

Orlando, FL - October 2007 

Sacramento Horror Film Festival

Sacramento, CA - October 2007 

Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival

Providence, RI " October 2007 

Big Bang Film Festival

Philadelphia, PA - October 2007 

It Came From Lake Michigan Film Festival

Milwaukee, WI - October 2007 

Terror Film Festival

Winner Best Director John Faust; Winner Best Actress Nancy Sinclair;

Nominated Best Thriller; Nominated Best Cinematographer James West

Philadelphia, PA - October 2007 

Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival

Melbourne, FL - November 2007 

Tabloid Witch Awards

Best Supporting Actress Nancy Sinclair; Honorable Mention By Appointment Only "

Los Angeles, CA " October 2007 

Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival

Newhall, CA " October 2007 

Big Bear Horror Film Festival

Big Bear Lake, CA " October 2007 

Another Night of Horror (Western Australia)

Perth, Australia " October, 2007