John Shepherd is a producer and president of Mpower Pictures. Most recently, he served as producer of Emanuel, and as executive producer of the documentary The Drop Box and the feature film Man Down. He has produced more than 20 independent features, been a showrunner for a critically acclaimed web series, and served as an executive in new media at Dreamworks. As president of Mpower Pictures, he created award-winning films including The Stoning of Soraya M and Snowmen, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Mr. Shepherd earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.