Jason R. Johnston Jason R. Johnston

Resumé & Credits

Jason R. Johnston is a published photographer and award-winning independent filmmaker with professional experience in marketing and creative media services since 1997.

selected filmography – full list available upon request


Feature Film

INGRESS
Director: Christian Blake
Producer: Jonathon Tompkins, Legit Pictures / Jason R. Johnston, Fifty Oars Motion Pictures

THE PARTY AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Director: Cristina Treviño
Producer: Will Martinez, Mar Motion Media / Jason R. Johnston, Impossible Films / Charlie Brenner, Jobessi Productions / Erick Treviño, Orange Media Filmworks

WASTED AWAY
Director: David Ventura Garcia
Producer: David Rice, Pump House Films


Short Film

PIPER
Director: Jackie Magdelano
Producer: Danielle Banda, Dreamaginary Productions / Fifty Oars Motion Pictures

THE GIRLS WE KNOW (additional photography)
Director: Kahea Kiwaha
Producer: Andrea Wheeler, One&Six Productions

DEATH SLATE
Director: Charlie Brenner
Producer: David Behrends and Beverly Behrends and David Behrends, Jr. and Sarah Brenner and Herlinda C. Lopez and Jason R. Johnston, Eight by Two Films

OZ
Director: Randy Garcia
Producer: Randy Garcia and Jaime Garcia and Jamie Lee Garcia and Maria A. Garcia, Hangman Productions / Jason R. Johnston, Fifty Oars Motion Pictures

MULLEN’S SHADOW
Director: Andy Anzaldua
Produced for The ABC’s of Death II
Winner: 2nd Place, Best Horror, Best Technical Achievement at the WILD’s Film Contest

MAURIS
Directors: Charlie Brenner and Jason R. Johnston
Charlie Brenner, Jobessi Productions / Jason R. Johnston, Impossible Films
Winner: Best Film, Best Drama, Best Cinematography, Best Director (with Charlie Brenner) at the WILD’s Film Contest.
Winner: First Place at the South Texas Film Alliance “Luck Fest”

ASSASSIN’S CREED: DESCEND
Director: Jordan Prater

THE BENCH
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Bad Apple / Orange Media

FILES
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Bad Apple
Winner: Best Director at the WILD’s Film Contest


Film Race

ADALYNN
Director: Christian Blake (as Josh Klein)
Producer: Aaron Soto and Danny Vera and Art Garza, Watchmen Productions
Winner: Best Picture, Best Cinematography (as John Stone), Best End Credits at the Cinesol Film Festival

IMMOBILE
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Fifty Oars

MORNING STAR
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Sara Brenner / Eight by Two Films
Winner: Audience Choice, 1st Runner Up, Best Script (with Charlie Brenner, Isaac Dominguez and Randy Garcia) at the Cinesol Film Festival

GERTIE
Director: Charlie Brenner
Producer: Herlinda C. Lopez / Eight by Two Films
Winner: Audience Favorite, First Runner-up, Best Special Effects at the Cinesol Film Festival

HUNGER PAINS
Directors: Jason R. Johnston and Charlie Brenner
Winner: The Cheesy Award at the Cinesol Film Festival

WELCOME TO EDEN
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Herlinda C. Lopez / Eight by Two Films
Winner: Best Horror Film at the WILD’s Film Contest

COMING HOME
Director: Jay Suarez
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Winner: Best Film, Best Cinematography at the Cinesol Film Festival

ECSTASY OF GOLD
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Winner: Best Actress (Monica Ruiz) at the Cinesol Film Festival

SEX, TRAFFICKING & LUCHADORES
Director: Jose Lomas
Producer: Aisa Showery / Captive Films
Winner: Best Film at the Cinesol Film Festival

TWISTED DATE
Director: Eduardo Cordero
Producer: Ivan Buenrostro / Orange Media
Winner: Best Music
Honorable Mention: Cinematography at the Cinesol Film Festival

FINDING COCHINO
Director: Eduardo Cordero
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Winner: Audience Choice, Best Film at the Cinesol Film Festival


Music Video

THE FAMILY CHURCH
“Here Now” (dancer seq DP)
Director: Christian Blake
TFC

ANGELINA CRUZ
“The Creation”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars

GRUPO VIDAL
“Que Sepan Todos”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars

AREA
“Abrazame”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films

SOU’BRIETY
“Southern Linguistic”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films

AREA
“Mi Pobre Corazon”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films

REB
“Can’t Leave You Alone”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films

REVEILLE BOYZ
“Heavy Baggz”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films


Advertisement / TVC

SIEMPRE NATURAL
“You’re Gonna Love Our Food”
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Campaign of four English/Spanish television spots

OSIRIS LAW FIRM
“18 Wheeler”
“Car Wreck”
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Campaign of eight English/Spanish television spots, plus photography for signage and print, and website

PALM STREET PIER BAR & GRILL
“Your New Favorite Bar and Grill”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars

DREAM FOR EDCOUCH-ELSA ISD
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
A series of four candidate auto-bio videos, along with photography, logo and graphic design

JAIMEZ FOR HARLINGEN
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
A series of six broadcast-friendly web promotional videos, plus photography, and website

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“I Choose”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Fourteen television commercials: 6 for each campus plus a district-wide spot, each in both English and Spanish

NATIONAL BUTTERFLY CENTER
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Consisted of a short highlight video plus three testimonial videos

CONE OASIS
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars

DONNA REDSKINS
“Locker Room”
Director: Jason Moreno
Cooky Productions / Johnny Underwear

NIU URBAN LIVING
“Wow”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Production of a 30-second and two 15-second spots

MOMNOVATIONS
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Production of a product highlight video, a short promo video for consumers in both English and Spanish, also a short promo video for physicians in both English and Spanish


Reality / Docu / TV / Web

STISD CONNECTIONS (12 episodes)
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Amanda Odom, STISD

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“BETA’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme”
Director: Jason R. Johnston

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“Why I Chose South Texas ISD”
Director: Jason R. Johnston

ONE DAY IN THE AMERICAN CITY (P.S.J.A. seg DP)
Director: Kyle Ruddick
PBS

RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE (overnight cam op)
ep. 123 (Season 9, Episode 11) “Paradise: Impossible”
Food Network

CUENTOVILLE
“Pilot”
Director: David Rice
PBS

HEALTHY VALLEY MAKEOVER CHALLENGE (7 episodes)
Director: Jason R. Johnston
KVEO NBC