MA, Wayne State University (Media & Communication)
BA, Wayne State University (History)
Focused on exploring issues relating to status of citizenship and social justice for all members of society.
Jack P. Johnson is a photographer and filmmaker with degrees in History (B.A.) and Communication & Media Arts (M.A.) from Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan.
Jack’s work focuses on Detroit’s various subjects as a common theme. He has worked on product promotions, documentaries and live broadcasts. Before attending graduate school at Wayne State University, he worked in the photographic industry overseeing exhibitions for Sony Theaters, Ford, Mitsubishi, national museums, and Meijer.
Jack teaches the Documentary Filmmaking and Intro to digital filmmaking courses.
Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions
Leni, the Other Sinclair (feature) Director, DP, Editor
Rear View Mirror — Two person exhibition, Beaubien House, Detroit
Parducci, the Man Who Made Detroit Beautiful (feature) Director, DP, Editor (Freep Film Festival Official Selection)
Tapper’s, commercial (short) Director & Editor
Parkview Magazine — 1980s Grand Prix photography feature
Preservation Detroit, Saving a City’s Past (short) Director & DP
Michigan Modernism Exposition — Solo exhibition
Blue Collar Products, commercial (short) Director, DP & Editor
Tribute (short) Director, DP & Editor
Henry Ford Health System’s Innovation Institute
The Return of Raleigh Davis (short), Director, DP & Editor (WSU Moving Media Film Festival Official Selection)
Heidelberg Project 25th Anniversary Book: Connecting the Dots