Charlo Johnson is an award winning Irish filmmaker who has written, directed and produced a number of short films and documentaries.
In 2015, POSITIVE DISCRIMINATION was selected to play at more than 20 film festivals (winning in Miami and LA) before securing a worldwide TV deal with London based Shorts.tv.
In 2016, GONE VIRAL premiered at Galway Film Fleadh and critics labelled it “A Must Watch”. More prestigious selections followed for Gone Viral including the Oscar qualifying Edmonton International Film Festival (Canada), Tacoma Film Festival (Seattle), DocUtah International Documentary Film Festival (St. George Utah), Traverse City Film Festival (Michigan) and Newport Beach Film Festival (California). Following a busy festival run which included wins in Portsmouth and Miami, Gone Viral received an Irish theatrical release with IMC Cinemas, featured on Aer Lingus transatlantic flights in 2017 and aired on TV with the Irish national broadcaster, RTÉ.
In 2017, SOBER MINDS premiered in the US at the Oscar & BAFTA qualifying Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival and in Ireland at Fingal Film Festival. Following a good run on the festival circuit Charlo won Best Producer for Sober Minds at the Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival.