Present a workshop on Wednesday afternoon regarding Film Distribution/Marketing.
Producer of the movie "F.R.E.D.I.", which just won the top award of 500 films at the Bentonville Film Festival.
An intelligent, lovable robot known as "F.R.E.D.I." is stolen from a secret research facility by the projects lead scientist. The robot is found by a 15 year old teenager, James. Soon the two begin to communicate and create a bond in which F.R.E.D.I. learns about teenage life and James learns about some new values.
Johnny has worn many hats in the entertainment field and still does. He has worked as a successful actor in Stage, TV, and Films, including the Award Winning play “Just Roommates” that was written by Johnny, the Emmy Award winning daytime show, “One Life to Live”, “All My Children” and Steven Spielberg’s, “Innerspace”.
Johnny has also produced over 15 features, while writing and directing 6 of them. He has produced for such people as Debra Hill, producer of “Escape from New York”, “Fisher King”, and ”Escape from LA”, and Robert Simonds, producer of “The Spy Next Door”, “Pink Panther”, “Happy Gilmore”,and recently “The Dog Who Saved Easter” for Lionsgate.
As a filmmaker Johnny’s co-written, produced, and directed such feature films as “A Letter to Dad”, “Cutback”, “Hardflip”, “Like A Country Song”, “Saved By Grace”, and all were awarded 5 Doves from The Dove Foundation, along with multiple awards in several categories. As a filmmaker he knows what a fellow filmmaker goes through to get a film made and as a distributor it makes him strive to get the best results from sales of all movies he distributes.