Daniel Johnson Films – a History

Two days after my 20th birthday, I registered my website – and Daniel Johnson Films was born. That I was so young when I first started this website is both surprising and not surprising at all. It was 2004 and I was making short films for the web,  even though

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Return to Filming Post-Lockdown

I am delighted to write that I will be returning to in-person showreel production from the week of April 19th 2021. From when the UK went into Tier 4 – and then continuing into the latest lockdown, I decided that it was best to postpone all showreel shoots until a

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English Language Showreel Scenes for International Actors

Creating online showreel from scratch scenes for actors in different countries has been a huge privilege. I began making scenes this way before the pandemic – trialling it for free with actors on Twitter. As the world closed down, this form of creating became an incredibly useful tool for actors.

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On The Stage, In the Room and Being a Vagabond

There’s a new interview with me in this week’s ‘The Stage’. I talked to John Byrne about how I started out, how I’ve trained actors and writers, and I give a little advice about how it’s important to build resilience in this industry. Click on the image below to read

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Actor Showreel Filming during Covid-19 Lockdowns

The effect of Covid-19 on our industry has been unprecedented. In regards to how it has affected me personally – I have not been shooting during national lockdowns, nor during the higher tiers in recent months. I am still open for business, taking on new clients. We meet through zoom

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Online Showreel from Scratch Scenes

I have been creating showreels from scratch for actors in the UK for over twelve years. I am now able to offer this new, online service, worldwide. If you want to create a showreel from scratch scene in a completely safe, socially distanced way. I am offering a unique service

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Daniel Johnson
Writer, Director, Author
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