Friday, 28 January 2011

About Writer/Director Greig Johnson

Greig Johnson has been writing and directing independent digital shorts and music videos for ten years. In 2001, his debut film, Owl Soup, was nominated for Best UK Short at Leeds International Film Festival. His 2004 film Hilarity was shortlisted for the BBC Talent New Filmmaker Award and Best UK Short at both Leeds and Hull International Film Festivals, and subsequently screened for a month at the Kino Aero in Prague. In 2006, VOW was produced in conjunction with Screen Yorkshire's Digital Shorts scheme and, most recently, Greig's adaptation of William Burroughs' MR BRADLEY MR MARTIN HEAR US THROUGH THE HOLE IN THIN AIR was nominated for Best Yorkshire Short again at both Leeds and Hull 2010, as well as screening at Raindance, the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, the Fantasia genre festival in Montreal and Odense International Film Festival in Denmark.

To find out more, visit the Eclectic Schlock website.

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