makes his feature-film directorial debut with Chill Factor
. Irish-born and educated, Johnson has had a long association with directors Ridley Scott
and Tony Scott
. Since 1987, he has been directing and shooting commercials for their prestigious RSA (Ridley Scott Associates) commercial company.
Additionally, Johnson served as the cinematographer on two Ridley Scott films: G.I. Jane, starring Demi Moore, and White Squall, starring Jeff Bridges. He was the second-unit director and the second-unit director of photography on 1492: Conquest of Paradise, also directed by Scott. He also shot additional photography for Tony Scott's now-classic '80s vampire film, The Hunger, starring Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.
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