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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 is the Editor for a movie soon to be released entitled, "Saving Robin Williams." 

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:

Acting Resume



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

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

Leatherback Sea Turtle Documentary - Voice Over/Producer/Director/Editor
 TeleCommunications, Inc., Cable TV, Andover, MA

Production Resume

"Saving Robin Williams"


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



 Jodi Foster Master Class

Ron Howard Master Class
Carlos Santana 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/After Effects 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

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Actor Self Tape, Demo Scenes, Demo Reels

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