Make Every Shot Count

A Texas-based cinematographer available for freelance hire

Jason R. Johnston is an award-winning filmmaker from Texas. Since entering the film industry in 2007, Jason has worked on music videos, feature-length films, and short films. Beginning his career in the broadcast industry in 1997, Jason has also worked on countless television commercials as an editor, a director, and a director of photography.

If you are looking for a photographer or full-service digital film and video production house, please consider Jason’s company, Fifty Oars Motion Pictures.

My Demo Reel

Primarily shot with my Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Also demonstrates competency with Canon DSLRs. Use the menu above to browse examples of my Video and Photo work.

Please contact me to discuss collaboration on your next project.

Notable Clients

Some of the organizations which trust me with their brand’s image.

Available for Freelance

Weekdays after 5 PM. Weekends after 9 AM.
Contact me for special arrangements.

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I’m always looking for compelling freelance projects to collaborate on. My schedule fills up quickly, so please contact me well in advance.

Located in Harlingen, TX

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Harlingen Chamber of Commerce

“We, as filmmakers, are privileged. We can make people cry or laugh…think and feel. It is a great privilege and a great responsibility.”

— Haskell Wexler, ASC

“As Directors of Photography, our responsibility is to the visual image of the film as well as the well-being of our crew.”

— Conrad Hall, ASC