John Engstrom is a cinematographer, owner of Scheimpflug, and works out of Flug Films 3D Studio based in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. John began studying film, photography, and art at an early age. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in the Motor City's famed car studios. John was a lighting designer for David LaChapelle, Peter Beard, and Patrick Demarchelier. John has traveled extensively, and has worked in more than 60 countries.
John's focus has been commercials, fashion, and music videos. Clients include ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Warner Brothers, Alibaba, Ford Motor Company, Gillette, Macy's, Nike, Pepsi, and Jordan, just to name a few. Most recently worked on season 16 of So You Think You Can Dance, as well as Fox's Prodigal Son, and CBS's new Star Trek series "Picard." He lives in Montclair with his wife and son John.