John Debono

Born and raised in Toronto, John Debono has been passionate about the arts since his childhood obsession with Gene Kelly, the Simpsons, and Wu-Tang Clan.

John Debono is currently the Festival Programming Manager for JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival. In the past, John has worked for organizations such as the Toronto International Film Festival, Luminato, Vanguarde Management, and the Hot Docs Film Festival in various marketing and administrative positions. With hustle and ambition flowing in his DNA, John couldn’t be more excited to work at JAYU to share the world’s most vital human rights stories.