John Orlando is Sony Crackle's Head of Content, where he oversees the team responsible for the development, production and acquisitions of original movies and series for the free streaming network.
Recent notable titles include Sony Crackle's most-watched drama series, The Oath, from executive producer Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson, StartUp with Mira Sorvino, Ron Perlman and Adam Brody, Snatch, starring Rupert Grint, the Emmy-nominated stop-motion adult animated comedy series, SuperMansion with Bryan Cranston, Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy starring Rob Riggle and Mad Families, starring Charlie Sheen and Tiffany Haddish.
John began his career at the William Morris Agency, WMA, where he worked in the feature and television literary departments. Following his time at WMA, John made the move into development, working in features development at John Wells Productions and subsequently at United Artists. In 2005, he went on to work as a talent and literary manager at Circle of Confusion. In 2007, John joined Contradiction Films, an independent producer/financier based in Canada to run production and development. At Contradiction, John was a producer on one of the most successful worldwide digital projects to date, MORTAL KOMBAT: LEGACY, which he oversaw for Warner Bros. and launched on Machinima.
John is a member of the Producers Guild of America and Television Academy.
Now residing in Los Angeles with his wife and two young daughters, John got degrees in English Literature and Environmental Studies from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania.