John Paget

John Paget is founder of First+Main Films, the creative studio focused on telling stories about cities, towns, and neighborhoods through films that foster civic pride, build community and spark imagination.

We Bring the Bonfire

We Bring the Bonfire

By Chris Elisara and John Paget. Elisara and Paget are co-founders of First+Main Films and the producers of the Better Cities Film Festival The last time we drank a cocktail at 30,000 feet, we certainly made it count. ...

Beyond Branding: Belief, Belonging, Becoming

By John Paget & Chris Elisara, Founders of First+Main Films Let’s remember something: branding started with cows. Advertising gurus adapted the practice to brand products, and then to brand the makers of products. And now we’re told that...