John Campbell is one of the creators of the sketch comedy series Fancy Boy for ABC iView. Fancy Boy was originally released as a pilot through the ABC and Screen Australia’s Fresh Blood initiative, which John wrote, directed and performed. Fancy Boy was later greenlit for series, produced by December Media and Checkpoint, and screened on ABC2 in 2016. It recently received a 2017 AWGIE Award nomination for Best Comedy - Sketch or Light Entertainment. He is currently developing a new sketch series for Comedy Central.
John has written on numerous television series such as Open Slather for ABC and Princess Pictures, This Week Live for Network Ten, A League of Their Own for Network Ten, You’re Skitting Me for ABC and Jigsaw Entertainment, and Marx and Venus for ABC and Taylor Media.
John is also an award-winning comedian, having performed at various festivals including Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Falls Festival, and Folk Rhythm and Life.