John S. Johnson, previously an independent film writer/director, is Founder and Executive Director of the Harmony Institute (HI), a multi-disciplinary research center focused on measuring the social influence and impact of entertainment. Johnson also launched EYEBEAM, a non-profit art and technology center and the Screenwriters Colony, a retreat and workshop for emerging screenwriters. More recently, Johnson cofounded BuzzFeed.com, one of the fastest growing viral media and web trending sites today.
ArticlesIntroduction Documentary film has grown significantly in the past decade, with high profile films such as Fahrenheit 9/11, Supersize Me, and An Inconvenient Truth garnering increased attention both at the box office and in the news media. In addition, the rising prominence of web-based media has provided new opportunities for documentary...Read more