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Actor
Director
Videographer
Composer

Owner/Operator 

Video Keepsakes

About Me

40 year Television and Film Production Veteran

 

Charles started acting in school plays and local theater productions. He attended college majoring in Communications and Theater and was the Director's Assistant  at Oral Roberts TV Productions, Tulsa, Oklahoma.    


During the early 1980's, Charles worked as a cameraman, set and lighting designer for WTNH-TV New Haven, Connecticut.  Productions included: The Miss Connecticut Pageant,  The Phil Donahue Show, Connecticut Boxing Association fights.


Charles then moved on to become the Executive Producer/Director for 4 cable TV production studios in Andover, Massachusetts.  He produced, directed and edited programs, commercials, music videos and theater stage productions.  He was an original member of the Harvard Square Scriptwriters.  Most notably, Charles scripted, produced, directed, edited and provided voice over for a documentary on the plight of Leatherback Sea Turtles which was distributed to Sea Aquariums worldwide.


Charles teamed up with renowned acting coach, John Pallotta as Director of Photography during which time he produced student demo videos.  Charles also was the Director of Photography/Editor for TrueDMV Entertainments feature, "Gangsters."


Charles also known as Justus Thyme has composed music since the early 1990's for film scoring and sountracks.


Available for Projects

I am  available for acting, voice over work, hosting, videography, editing, film scoring and soundtracks. Please see my resumé for the details of my experience and skills.

Current Projects

Have worked as cinematographer/editor for independent feature films.  Composing music and soundtracks. For Soundtrack demos go to:  

 https://www.songtradr.com/charles.g.johnson

or

https://justusthyme.bandcamp.com/

Acting Resume

 

FILM/TELEVISION WORK

Evil Kin  Role: "Prosecutor"  Sirens Media, Silver Spring, Maryland

Paper Pushers  Role: "Detective Ryan"  Jacob Rak Productions, VA

Copy Cat Killers – Dexter     Role: "Detective"  Story House Productions, VA

House of Cards  Role: White House Press Corps - Videographer

Knight Takes King Productions, Joppa, MD


STAGE WORK
The Seagull    Director    ORU Theater, Tulsa,OK

Lucille Fletcher’s “Night Watch”  Role: "Lieutenant Walker "

ORU  Theater, Tulsa,OK

Wolves and Humans   Role: "Charles Wolf"

Boston Museum of Science, Boston, MA
 

CABLE/INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION
Leatherback Sea Turtle Documentary - Voice Over/Producer/Director/Editor

 TCI Cable, Andover, MA

Production Resume

 

TrueDMVEntertainent - Maryland

Cinematographer/ Director of  Photography


John Pallotta Studios - Baltimore, Maryland

Director of Photography/Editor/Instructor  


Intermedia Development Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia

Systems Engineer/Instructor/Consultant 

Video production instruction to government personnel at United States Special Operations Command, Media Operations Center,

 3rd Psychological Operations Battalion,

 4th Psychological Operations Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina


Consultant to United States Central Command, Joint Intelligence Center, 

MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa,Florida


​TCI Cablevision of Andover, Andover, Massachusetts

Executive Producer/Director 
Operations and management of four television production studios and 6 employees.
Created, produced, directed and edited programs, commercials, music videos, 

theatrical stage plays, special events.


WTNH-8, New Haven, Connecticut

Production Technician/Videographer/Lighting and Set Design   
Producer -  “African Influence on Black Music”

The Phil Donahue Show - Set Design/Lighting/Studio Camera

The Jerry Lewis Telethon - Set Design/Lighting/Studio Camera

Studio camera operator/lighting for newscasts, public affairs programs,

 commercials, and sporting events.


Oral Roberts TV Productions, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Director’s Assistant 
Co-produced  commercials for The City of Faith Medical Center
Produced weekly News program.  Assisted in production and editing of 

“Oral Roberts and You” and “Sunday Night Live with Oral Roberts.”

Assisted Director in script preparation, blocking, rehearsals and program production

Training and Skills

Training

 

Ron Howard Master Class

​Hans Zimmer Master Class

Werner Herzog Master Class

John Pallotta Studio of Acting

Kevin Spacey Master Class

Dustin Hoffman Master Class
Improv Workshop with Sara Holt 

Improvisation For Actors - Part One with Mario Baldessari    

Background Actor Workshop w/Gale Nemec                                              Truby’s Story Structure: John Truby                                                          Scriptwriting A-Z: Michael Hauge                                

Oral Roberts University  - TheaterArts/Film/Television Production  

Springfield Technical Community College - Radio Broadcasting    

Skill set

Licensed Driver, Bicycle, UAV Pilot, Photographer, Videographer, Lighting technician, Adobe Premier Editor, Musician/Composer, Guitar,  Keyboards, Film Scores, Vocals, Voice Over, Trained in Firearms, Computer Systems Engineer, Scriptwriter, 

Security Clearance

Charles Johnson Demo Reel

 

My Videography and Editing Work

Check out these great videos.  A new video will play after each one finishes.


 To watch directly on YouTube copy and paste this link to your browser:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwqtffH9wUQ-9q6j3-FkdkG3mDC5v8tXn&disable_polymer=true

VIDEO KEEPSAKES

For Future Generations

Do you wish you had a video of your Grandparents or Great Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Best Friends?

A Video of your loved ones !

Now offering a service to record a precious interview with members of your family or friends on video for future generations.  Includes music, graphics, photos and much more.

Professional Recording and Editing

Imagine the delight of future generations that have a DVD, USB Flash Drive or a Flash SD Card with a precious interview with loved ones from your family. The service we provide includes a professionally recorded and edited interview with any member of your family or friends.


Please call (301) 622-2312 or Text (240) 400-0237

To make an appointment or ask about our services. 

Actor Demo Scenes, Monologues, Self Tape


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Charles Johnson

(240) 400-0237