The Writer's Touch

Scriptwriting

John C. Harrison


Working in association with several production companies in Northern California, I have written over 65 scripts on everything from computer software, drain cleaners and vitamins to raisins, jeans shops, sailboats, aluminum storm drains, executive parks, airline travel, and...well...you get the picture.


Films,Videos, and Multi-Image

  • American President Lines -- a corporate image video
  • American President Lines -- a video on the Stacktrain System
  • Apple Computer -- "Seeing Beyond the Ordinary"
  • Atari -- "Successful Merchandising Techniques"
  • Adhesive Engineering Co. -- "The Structural Concrete Bonding Process"
  • Bay Area Council & People for Open Space -- "High Density Housing"
  • Black & Decker -- a corporate image film on power tools
  • Blackman, Garlock & Flynn -- "Villa Florence Hotel"
  • Blackman, Garlock & Flynn -- "Dallas Plaza Suite Hotel"
  • Boise Cascade -- "Focus on Boise Cascade"
  • Bramalea Limited -- "Oakland City Center"
  • California Dried Fig Advisory Board -- "A Nearly Perfect Fruit"
  • California Redwood Association -- "Redwood Decks and Fences"
  • Campeau -- a presentation for the San Jose Redevelopment Agency
  • Campeau -- "San Francisco Executive Park"
  • Cen-Vi-Ro -- "The Sacramento Regional Wastewater Management Program"
  • Chevron USA -- a show on building safety
  • Chevron USA -- "The Winning Formula" (co-writer)
  • Chevron USA -- "It's Never a Gamble with Ortho"
  • Chevron USA -- "Go For It!"
  • Chevron USA -- three college recruiting programs
  • Chevron USA -- an interactive Macintosh show on Customer Order Entry and Dispatch
  • Chevron Chemical Company -- a show explaining Chevron advertising
  • City of Glendale -- a show describing managed growth
    Clorox - a show promoting Liquid-Plumr Professional Strength
  • Edgewood Children's Home -- a show on treating disturbed children
  • Glendale Redevelopment Agency -- a show promoting redevelopment
  • Glendale Redevelopment Agency -- a show explaining redevelopment
  • Glendale Redevelopment Agency -- three shows updating redevelopment
  • Grubb & Ellis -- "Grubb & Ellis Commercial Brokerage Company"
  • Human Engineered Software -- a show on educational software
  • Kaiser Aluminum -- "Structural Plate"
  • Kaiser Aluminum -- "Aluminum Storm Sewers"
  • Kransco -- "Get in the Swim"
  • Kransco -- "Sandpiper: The Affordable Sailboat"
  • Kransco -- "Super Scamper: The Boat-in-a-Box for Beginning Sailors"
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- development show
  • Lewis & Taylor -- a show on building maintenance
  • Levi Strauss -- "Made to Last"
  • Levi Strauss -- The Sale Begins and Not Ends with the Order"
  • Levi Strauss -- "The Jeans Shop"
  • Levi Strauss -- "Meet LSIG
  • Levi Strauss -- "A Behind-the Scenes Look at California Retailing""
  • Lincoln Property Company -- "Seaport Center"
  • Litton -- a video on their low power travelling wave tube
  • Long Beach Redevelopment Agency -- a show explaining redevelopment
  • Maxim Technologies -- a show on the MD-103A Radio Direction Finding System
  • Mercy Retirement & Care Center -- a benefit fund-raising show
  • Modern Mode -- "The Most Elegant Ideas Begin Simply"
  • Mountain Travel -- "Trekking in Nepal"
  • National Federation of Independent Business -- "You Gotta Get Big to Be Heard"
  • Northern California Transplant Bank -- "A Gift of Life Is A Gift Among Friends"
  • Oracle - A show promoting SQL*Net
  • Pacific Bell -- "Network of the 90's"
  • Pacific Area Travel Association -- "This is PATA"
  • Pacific Bell -- a show on the effects of divestiture
  • Pacific Bell -- a show explaining Procurement Services
  • Philippine Airlines -- a promotional program for travel agents
  • Reynolds & Brown -- "Concord Airport Plaza"
  • Shaklee -- "In Harmony with Nature"
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill -- "Parklands"
  • Thai Airways -- a promotional show for travel agents
  • Thai Airways -- a show promoting Thailand
  • Transamerica Airlines -- a promotional program for travel agents
  • Vintage Property Company -- "Vintage Park"
  • Water Quality Association -- "Water: It's What You Make It"

Awards

  • U.S. Industrial Film Festival -- Creative Excellence
  • International Film & TV Festival of New York -- Silver Bronze
  • Council on International Non-Theatrical Events -- Golden Eagle
  • Chicago International Film Festival
  • Association for Multi-Image -- Ami Award, Bronze Award
  • Independent Filmmakers and Producers of America
  • Association of Visual Communications -- Gold Cindi Award
  • Best in West Fest -- Second Place, Gold Award
  • San Francisco Multi-Image Festival - three awards of merit
  • San Francisco Advertising Club -- Cable Car Award (4)
  • San Francisco Advertising Club -- Best in Show (2)

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