J. D. Compton is a freelance writer/director based out of Los Angeles. A graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, his work has screened in festivals around the world. His projects range from music videos to commercials to TV pilots, including content for Coca-Cola and a short film adapted from a story by acclaimed author Daniel Wallace. Recently, J. D. had the honor of shooting and coordinating for “SlingShot,” an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable inventor working to solve the world’s safe drinking water crisis. His favorite author is John Irving.