Rebecca Johnson

Writer / Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Associate Agent: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Rebecca Johnson is a writer/director based in London. Her debut feature HONEYTRAP premiered at the London Film Festival 2014, where she was nominated for the Best British Newcomer Award. It was released in the UK in May to widespread critical acclaim including four-star reviews in The Guardian and Total Film.  It has an 86% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

HONEYTRAP had its US premiere at SXSW in 2015, where Rebecca secured US representation, and went on to screen at other festivals including Montreal and Urban World in New York. The film has just secured US distribution with Ava DuVernay’s Array and will be day and date released in the US in Autumn 2016.

Rebecca originally trained in Fine Art and then went on to make numerous documentary and drama shorts including 2009’s multi award-winning TOP GIRL, which played at more than thirty festivals including Berlin, Rotterdam and Clermont Ferrand. TOP GIRL and HONEYTRAP came out of more than a decade making films with young people in her local community of Brixton, through her not-for-profit company Fierce Productions.

Rebecca is currently writing RAMUNA, a female-led, YA, fantasy/revenge novel. She is attached to direct UNDERNEATH, a female-led action thriller set on a diamond trawler off the coast of South Africa.

She is set to direct an episode of the critically acclaimed US show, THE MAGICIANS, for Syfy in September.

 

Television

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THE FLASH

2018

Berlanti Productions / DC Entertainment / Warner Brothers Television

Director

THE ROOK

2018

Carpool Ent / Lionsgate / Starz

Director. Episiode 7.

IMPULSE

2017

NBCUniversal / YouTube Red

Director

THE MAGICIANS 3

2017

Groundswell Productions / Sy Fy

Director

CALL THE MIDWIFE 7

2017

Neal Street Productions / BBC

Director
Episodes 4 & 5

THE MAGICIANS 2

2017

Groundswell Productions / Syfy

Director

SUPERGIRL

2016

Berlanti Productions / CBS

Director

Film

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HONEYTRAP

2015

Bright Pictures

Writer / Director.
Nominated for Best British Newcomer: BFI London Film Festival Awards 2014
Nominated for Outstanding Foreign Film: Black Reel Awards 2016

Short Films

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ELECTRIC

2010

Fierce Productions

Writer / Director

TOP GIRL

2009

Fierce Productions

Writer / Director
Winner of Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography: BFI Black Filmmakers Festival
Winner of Black Talent Award: Supershorts
Jury Special mention: Birds Eye View Festival

SW9GGA LIKE US

2009

Fierce Productions

Writer / Director

HOME TURF

2008

Fierce Productions

Writer / Director

BALLING FOR BRIXTON

2005

Fierce Productions

Writer / Director

THAT SINKING FEELING

2001

Brockwell City Pictures

Writer / Director
Winner of Best Story: Reus Film Festival.
Nominated for Kodak Award, 2001