Josh Johnson is a product of the home video generation, a lifelong film obsessive with an interest in the furthest reaches of global cinema. He has written for various movie publications, programmed for international film festivals, and directed a collection of distinctive music videos and shorts. In 2010, he co-founded Imperial PolyFarm Productions, and began developing feature films. He enjoys cake and human contact.
August 22, 2013
Jake welcomes documentary filmmaker Josh Johnson, director of the fantastic REWIND THIS!, on this week’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Any child of the VHS era will feel right at home as Jake and Josh discuss the history of all things home video, starting with the tale of the Magnetic Video Corporation and how they revolutionized the film industry before chronicling the rise of the videotape as well as the fall of Beta & LaserDisc. Josh explains how his film came together, details the differences between shooting a documentary versus a narrative feature and shares his hilarious experiencing bootlegging GREMLINS 2. Head over to YouTube for the full playlist of this week’s episode and be sure to check out REWIND THIS! when it hits iTunes on Tuesday, August 27th.