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Brian D. Johnson

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Brian D. Johnson was a Senior Writer at Maclean’s, Canada’s weekly newsmagazine, from 1985 to 2013. He is also an author, filmmaker, musician and broadcaster. Born in England and raised in Toronto, Johnson has written for publications ranging from The Globe and Mail to Rolling Stone, and has won three National Magazine Awards. Al Purdy Was Here is a feature documentary about the movement to restore the Canadian poet’s A-frame house as a writing retreat. He was President of the Toronto Film Critics Association from 2009-2016.

Features & TV Movies:
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Tell Me Everything (2006, short)

Yesno (2010, short)
Al Purdy Was Here (2015, documentary)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Tell Me Everything (2006, short)

Yesno (2010, short)
Al Purdy Was Here (2015, documentary)

Credits as a Producer:

Tell Me Everything (2006, short)

Yesno (2010, short)
Al Purdy Was Here (2015, documentary)