August 24, 1986 in North Vancouver (district municipality)|North Vancouver, British Columbia
John "JP" Poliquin (born August 24, 1986, in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian music video, commercial and feature film director. He has directed music videos for bands such as Hedley, Finger Eleven, Mother Mother, and Carly Rae Jepsen, and his music video work has been nominated for awards at the Juno Awards, the MuchMusic Video Awards, the East Coast Music Association Awards, the PEI Music Awards, and the Leo Awards. His video for Hedley "Anything" won Video of the Year, Pop Video of the Year and Your Fave Video at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards. His 2008 short film "Inside Charlie" has been nominated for a number of awards. In 2012, John Poliquin directed the found-footage horror film Grave Encounters 2, his first feature film as director. He has also directed videos for The Next Star, a series aired on the youth-oriented Canadian television network YTV. Poliquin has also appeared on MuchMusic's television program New.Music.Live as an industry expert.