Gilbert John

G.J. Echternkamp

G.J. Echternkamp (Gilbert John) studied film at Bard College in New York. Although an actor and producer on A NECESSARY DEATH, G.J. is mainly known as a real-life documentary director, having made the feature docs FRANK & CINDY and NEVER MAKE IT HOME. Now moving in to the narrative world, G.J. just finished directing VIRTUALLY HEROES, an action/comedy feature produced by Roger Corman and is currently gearing up to direct a feature adaption of FRANK & CINDY starring Michael Pena and Rene Russo. To check out his podcast and other films go to