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.

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This is a selected filmography; a full list may be available upon request.


Feature Films | Short Films | Film Race Entries | Music Videos | Advertisements & Corporate Films | Reality TV/Web & Documentaries


Feature Films

INGRESS
Director: Christian Blake
Producer: Jonathon Tompkins, Legit Pictures / Jason R. Johnston, Fifty Oars Motion Pictures
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
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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
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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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
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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WASTED AWAY
Director: David Ventura Garcia
Producer: David Rice, Pump House Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i


Short Films

RIBBONS
Director: Marcela Cantú
Producer: Theresa Rodriguez, Laura Lilia Torres, Besos Con Sal Productions
Camera: Sony PXW-FS7M2

HERE
Director: Christian Blake
Cameras: Sony A7s-II, Panasonic AG-DVX200, Mavic Pro
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PIPER
Director: Jackie Magdelano
Producer: Danielle Banda, Dreamaginary Productions
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200

THE GIRLS WE KNOW
additional photography
Director: Kahea Kiwaha
Producer: Andrea Wheeler, One&Six Productions
Camera: Sony A7s

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
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
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MULLEN’S SHADOW
Director: Andy Anzaldua
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
The ABC’s of Death II
Winner: 2nd Place (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: Best Horror (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: Best Technical Achievement (WILD’s Film Contest)

MAURIS
Directors: Charlie Brenner and Jason R. Johnston
Charlie Brenner, Jobessi Productions / Jason R. Johnston, Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Winner: Best Film (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: Best Drama (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: Best Cinematography (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: Best Director (with Charlie Brenner) (WILD’s Film Contest)
Winner: First Place (South Texas Film Alliance “Luck Fest”)

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ASSASSIN’S CREED: DESCEND
Director: Jordan Prater
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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THE BENCH
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Bad Apple / Orange Media
Camera: Panasonic AG-HVX200
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FILES
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Bad Apple
Camera: Panasonic AJ-SPX800
Winner: Best Director (WILD’s Film Contest)


Film Race Entries

ADALYNN
Director: Christian Blake (as Josh Klein)
Producer: Aaron Soto and Danny Vera and Art Garza, Watchmen Productions
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200
Winner: Best Picture (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: Best Cinematography (as John Stone) (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: Best End Credits (Cinesol Film Festival)

IMMOBILE
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Fifty Oars
Camera: Canon EOS 6D

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

GERTIE
Director: Charlie Brenner
Producer: Herlinda C. Lopez / Eight by Two Films
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Winner: Audience Favorite (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: First Runner-up (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: Best Special Effects (Cinesol Film Festival)

HUNGER PAINS
Directors: Jason R. Johnston and Charlie Brenner
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Winner: The Cheesy Award (Cinesol Film Festival)

WELCOME TO EDEN
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Herlinda C. Lopez / Eight by Two Films
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS T2i
Winner: Best Horror Film (WILD’s Film Contest)

COMING HOME
Director: Jay Suarez
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
Winner: Best Film (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: Best Cinematography (Cinesol Film Festival)

ECSTASY OF GOLD
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Camera: Panasonic AG-HPX300
Winner: Best Actress (Monica Ruiz) (Cinesol Film Festival)

SEX, TRAFFICKING & LUCHADORES
Director: Jose Lomas
Producer: Aisa Showery / Captive Films
Camera: Panasonic AG-HPX300
Winner: Best Film (Cinesol Film Festival)

TWISTED DATE
Director: Eduardo Cordero
Producer: Ivan Buenrostro / Orange Media
Camera: Panasonic AJ-SPX800 + RNG35
Winner: Best Music (Cinesol Film Festival)

FINDING COCHINO
Director: Eduardo Cordero
Producer: Erick Treviño / Orange Media
Camera: Panasonic AJ-SPX800
Winner: Audience Choice (Cinesol Film Festival)
Winner: Best Film (Cinesol Film Festival)


Music Videos

LONE THE POET (RICK MEEKS)
“Blessed”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Camera: Sony PXW-FS7M2

THE FAMILY CHURCH
“Here Now”
dancer seq DP
Director: Christian Blake
The Family Church
Camera: Sony FS700

ROY TORRES & BUCK’N CRAZY
“Strange Thing”
ranch seq DP
Director: Jason Moreno
Cooky Productions

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

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

AREA
“Abrazame”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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SOU’BRIETY
“As Good As It Gets”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i

SOU’BRIETY
“Southern Linguistic”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i

AREA
“Mi Pobre Corazon”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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REB
“Can’t Leave You Alone”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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REVEILLE BOYZ
“Heavy Baggz”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Impossible Films
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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Advertisements & Corporate Films

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“What’s Inside STISD: Empowered”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Camera: Sony PXW-FS7M2
Production of content for STISD’s 2019 school year advertising campaign included 12 television spots in English, 12 in Spanish, radio spots, photography, and a series of podcasts with faculty, staff, and students. Filming locations included the Texas cities of Round Rock (Austin), Cypress (Houston), and Brownsville, Olmito, Mercedes, and Edinburg (Rio Grande Valley). 
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TIPTON AUTO GROUP
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars / Ruby Red Media
Cameras: Panasonic AG-DVX200, DJI Mavic Pro
Production of a series of television spots for auto dealerships Tipton Ford, Tipton Hyundai, and Tipton Used Cars, located in Brownsville, Texas. Featuring generic image spots, and quarterly “offer” donut spots, in both thirty second and fifteen second versions.

RIO VISTA DENTISTRY
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Cameras: Panasonic AG-DVX200, DJI Mavic Pro, Sony PXW-FS7M2
Corporate branding film for web distribution. Including interviews with the doctors, as well as patient testimonials, and a virtual walkthrough of the office and lab.

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“What’s Inside STISD”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Cameras: Panasonic AG-DVX200, DJI Mavic Pro
Twenty-eight television commercials: one for each of the six campuses, plus a district overview spot, in both sixty second and thirty second versions, then each of those in both original English and translated Spanish; plus photography, and radio spots, and additional social media versions
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LAW OFFICE OF RAMON GARCIA
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200

GAMEZ LAW FIRM
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200

SIEMPRE NATURAL
“You’re Gonna Love Our Food”
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200
Campaign of four English/Spanish television spots

OSIRIS LAW FIRM
“18 Wheeler”
“Car Wreck”
Director: Jerry Medina
Aviso Media Group
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200
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
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200

DREAM FOR EDCOUCH-ELSA ISD
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200
A series of four candidate auto-bio videos, along with photography, logo and graphic design

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

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“I Choose”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
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
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Consisted of a short highlight video plus three testimonial videos

CONE OASIS
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Fifty Oars
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Canon EOS T2i

DONNA REDSKINS
“Locker Room”
Director: Jason Moreno
Cooky Productions / Johnny Underwear
Camera: Canon EOS T2i

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

MOMNOVATIONS
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Camera: Canon EOS T2i
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 TV/Web & Documentaries

HÉROES EN UNIFORME
Pick-ups: Gaffer, Sound Recorder/Boom Operator, Assistant Camera, Voice Actor
4 episodes
Producer: Carla Barragué, Nippur Media
Discovery en Español
Camera: Canon EOS 5D IV (pick-ups)

STISD CONNECTIONS
12 episodes
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Producer: Amanda Odom, STISD
Web
Camera: Panasonic AG-DVX200

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“BETA’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Web
Camera: Canon EOS 6D

SOUTH TEXAS ISD
“Why I Chose South Texas ISD”
Director: Jason R. Johnston
Web
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
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ONE DAY IN THE AMERICAN CITY
P.S.J.A. seg DP
Director: Kyle Ruddick
PBS
Camera: Blackmagic Cinema Camera
PBS

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

CUENTOVILLE
“Pilot”
Director: David Rice
PBS
Camera: Canon EOS T2i

HEALTHY VALLEY MAKEOVER CHALLENGE
7 episodes
Director: Jason R. Johnston
KVEO/NBC
Camera: Panasonic AG-HPX300
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