Director - Johnny Lopez

Biography

After graduating top of the class from KVB College of Fine Arts, Johnny's first professional engagement was producing and directing the Super Touring Championship for Network 7. He then directed the racing program, Porsche Carrera Cup plus several other series that featured on the RPM program. He has also produced for the Le Mans North American and Adelaide Championships and has been a producer for the F1 Melbourne Grand prix on track telecast.

Johnny has directed station idents for ABC 1, ABC 2, UK TV, plus Networks Ten & Seven. His TVC credits include Qantas, Caroma, Reco, Saudi RTA and Clarendon Homes and opening title credits include Home and Away, Missing Persons Unit and Hi Five. Johnny has also directed music videos for Bobby Flynn, Bob Evans and most recently Hell City Glamour's.

His short film, Late Again won awards both locally and internationally at festivals including San Francisco, Cleveland and Sour Grapes. Other long form work includes the television shows, The Mamaritas and Cyber Shack.

Currently the short film Platinum Chisel is doing the rounds at Cannes and has already been asked to screen at several other international film festivals around the world.

Johnny studied script writing with production companies in LA and completed short courses in Directing Comedy and Final Cut Advanced at the AFTRS.

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