Talent Guide

John Fee

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:CNN Docuseries Intensive 2021


John Fee is a producer and composer who is currently producing Appalachian Futures, a film for the Smithsonian. His composing credits include the Guillermo del Toro-produced Netflix animated series, Wizards, the Hulu documentary Hillbilly, and the 2017 Film Independent Project Involve short, “The Station.” John has written additional music for numerous film and television projects including Pixar’s Onward, and Netflix’s Alias Grace. The documentary, Hillbilly won the Los Angeles Film Festival’s Best Documentary Award. John’s score for Hillbilly also won the Best Documentary Score Award at the Scruffy City Film & Music Festival.

Current Project

Dear Appalachia


Dear Appalachia is a documentary series that highlights a commonly misunderstood place within the United States. 
Each episode has its own narrative arc and interweaves multiple narrative threads using cinéma vérité storytelling combined with personal interviews and archival material. Each episode will be directed and produced by filmmakers from the region in an effort to empower Appalachians to tell their own stories.