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John Kinhart is an artist and filmmaker who studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art in 2001.

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An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Kinhart’s first feature film, Blood, Boobs & Beast, has shown at 22 film festivals domestically and internationally, won 6 best documentary awards, received an Underground Film of the Year award and was released on DVD. Kinhart’s current documentary, Pigheaded, about underground cartoonist and subversive satirist Skip Williamson has shown a several film festivals in North America and won “best documentary feature” at the 2017 Queen City Film Festival.

In 2010, Kinhart was co-editor 8: The Mormon Proposition, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Later that year, he edited a special feature for the DVD/Blu-Ray of Davis Guggenheim’s Waiting for ‘Superman’. In 2011, Kinhart was recruited to shoot documentary footage of singer, songwriter Ke$ha for the MTV docu-series, Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life, which premiered in April 2013. In 2012, Kinhart edited the documentary On Your Mark, Get Set, MOW!, which profiles the lives of lawnmower racers. Mark Bell at Film Threat called On Your Mark, Get Set, MOW!, “a blast to watch!”

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Kinhart has interviewed such notable people as J.J. Abrams, George Stephanopoulos, Tom Savini, Arianna Huffington, and filmed interviews with Bill Maher, Lauryn Hill, Ann Coulter, Busta Rhymes, Nancy Pelosi, Warren G, Ian MacKaye, Biz Markie, Georges St-Pierre, and Lloyd Kaufman. Kinhart’s next documentary is about cartoonist couple Justin Green and Carol Tyler.

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