John TerEick



John TerEick is a Chicago-based independent filmmaker and commercial editor. Having recently completed his fourth narrative short film, he is setting his sights toward long-form content and is in the financing stages of developing his first feature.

John is a Minnesota native and graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2015 with BA in Cinema Arts + Science. He currently serves as Associate Editor with Leo Burnett's in-house production group, Greenhouse.



official selection : 2018 nyc independent film festival / my best girl
official selection : 2018 irvine international film festival / my best girl
official selection : 2017 culver city film festival / my best girl

official selection : 2016 cimmfest / as the crow flies
official selection : 2016 square lake film & music fest / as the crow flies

official selection : 2015 driftless film festival / tic
official selection : 2015 minneapolis underground film festival / tic
official selection : 2015 trinity film festival / tic

Editor, Leo Burnett
Chicago, IL
(March 2017 - Present)

Intern, Quriosity Productions
Chicago, IL
(August 2016 - December 2016)

Lead Editor, Storymix Media
Chicago, IL
(December 2015 - March 2017)

Logger & PA, Bunim-Murray Productions
Los Angeles, CA
(September 2015 - December 2015)

Intern, Electric City Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA
(August 2015 - November 2015)

Editor, George Street Photo and Video
Chicago, IL
(August 2013 - January 2014)

Columbia College Chicago
B.A. | Cinema Art + Science
2011 - 2015


Apple Certified Pro
Final Cut Pro X
Granted by Apple on March 16, 2016


Final Cut X, Premiere, Avid, Photoshop, Indesign, After Effects, Office, Final Draft, MM Budgeting, MM Scheduling