Eight Horses Productions Inc. is a full-service production and creative development company that has offices in Manila and Los Angeles. The company is founded by award-winning filmmaker John Paul Su. Since its inception, Eight Horses Productions has produced award-winning films, commercials and industrial videos.
John Paul Su is a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He won the Directors Guild of America's Best Asian-American Student Filmmaker Award for his short Pagpag (The Refuse), which was picked up by PBS and Shorts International. 'Smell A Memory', an advocacy piece on Alzheimer’s disease that he directed in Singapore, was shortlisted at Cannes Lions and won the Silver AdStar Award. Most recently, the Philippine Government bestowed JP the Harvest of Honor Award (for the second time) and named him one of the Outstanding Filipino Artists in the field of Cinema for 2016.
His debut feature “Toto” has earned accolades both in his native country—the Philippines, and in the international film festival circuit.
Su is an alumnus of Disney/ABC Directing Program, as well as, NBCUniversal Emerging Directors Program. Most recently, he was invited to be part of the prestigious Berlinale Talents Tokyo, where he developed his latest project, Captain C! Captain C! is a Finalist for the WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenplay Competition, and a Quarter-finalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting.