John Syrjamaki graduated from USC in 1975 from the School of Cinema-Television, where he later served as Director of Physical Production. A member of the DGA since 1979, he has worked as Assistant Director and Production Manager on such films as Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), The Blues Brothers (1980), _Return of the Jedi (1983)_, and the popular ... See full bio »

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The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Assault on Precinct 13
Assault on Precinct 13 Production Manager
Bustin' Loose
Bustin' Loose Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1991 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Animals R Us (1991) ... (first assistant director)
- Only You (1991) ... (first assistant director)
 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (second assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... (second assistant director)
- Episode #1.10 (1991) ... (second assistant director)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (second assistant director)
 1990 A Very Retail Christmas (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1989 Nick Knight (TV Movie) (key second assistant director)
 1988 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series) (second second assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Bulls Own Up (1988) ... (second second assistant director)
 1985 Brothers-in-Law (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1984 Where the Boys Are (second assistant director)
 1983 Cocaine and Blue Eyes (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1981 Bustin' Loose (second assistant director)
 1981 The Munsters' Revenge (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (second assistant director: Los Angeles)
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. (second assistant director)
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