John Paizs (born in 1957) is a director, writer and actor from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. In 1985 his much-celebrated independent comedy Crime Wave was presented at the Toronto International Film Festival. He was the male lead and also wrote and directed the film. He worked on several TV series, but hasn't made another feature film until 1999's Top of the Food Chain, a stylish, low-budget sendup of Golden Age '50s science fiction movies. John is currently the Director in Residence at the Canadian Film Centre.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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