At age 19, Johnny Ryan moved to Los Angeles to produce some of the biggest Live Red Carpet shows in the world from movie premieres to the Oscars, John worked every red carpet in town. This led to John co-creating the groundbreaking Tinseltown TV / Hollywood.TV in 2002. Tinseltown was the first American based television show to tap into the Bollywood market. It launched in more than 250 countries, including the United States. After selling Hollywood.TV John has raised more than $250 million for independent films and development. In 2008, John branched out to became a partner at Film Engine (feature film portfolio includes The Rum Diary, The Butterfly Effect, Lucky Number Slevin) to finance and develop projects in the $20 to $50 million range as Vice President of Production/COO. After raising $20 million for "The Killing Season", he exited the company to launch his own ventures. John focused on development, production finance and talent management.. He finances films from the 5 to 60 million dollars range. He's also relaunching the legendary horror franchise Tales From The Crypt with TNT, John is a partner at aloris entertainment. He partnered with Channing Tatum to produce Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas opening march 31st 2017. Magic Mike is currently the number 1 show in Las Vegas Also committed to giving back to the community John works closely with such APJ Board Members as actors Olivia Wilde and Gerald Butler to promote and develop the nonprofit. He also contributes to LA Animal rescue as well as Pencils of Promise. In 2017 John alongside Base Entertainment and Aloris is focused on live shows..
John Santilli is a veteran Film Producer, with over 20 years in the business he and his sister company Aloris Entertainment continue to produce high quailty film and television in the New England/ New York Area. Working on fan favorite films like THERES SOMETHING ABOUT MARY John has been able to continue to succeed in producing films from the 1 million to 50 million dollar range. Starting as a UPM in Providence Rhode Island is wasnt long before John starting producing his own films that lead to a deal at NETFLIX under his company Aloris Entertainment.
John jumped into the live space with his first production MAGIC MIKE LIVE, he is currently developing two more live shows in the Las Vegas area.
Currently John is running point on their remake of the classic television series TALES FROM THE CRYPT. John acquired the rights to the franchise back in 2011, in 2015 John partnered with TNT to create the new series due out in 2018.