Michael Johnson, M.F.A.


Michael Johnson serves as the Director of Forensic Media and brings twenty years of experience as an award-winning video producer and director. His background in film enables him to enhance each client’s narrative, and Michael has earned his Master of Fine Arts from Chapman University, one of the top film schools worldwide. His passion for storytelling has led him to collaborate with docuseries brands such as BuzzFeed and Roadtrip Nation.

Throughout his career, Michael’s imperative has been to document sincere and forthright stories from those who may be underrepresented or ignored. He’s an Air Force veteran and a mentee of the Netflix Animation Foundation’s writing program, the Writer’s Guild Foundation’s Veteran’s Writing Project, and is a VME – AT&T Veterans Media Fellow.

Michael is also a camping enthusiast and has a love for flying.


  • Chapman University – Film Production (M.F.A.)

Certifications & Memberships

  • USAF Veteran
  • VME/AT&T Veterans Media Fellow
  • WGF – Veterans Writing Project

“When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.”

— Hemingway