Susan Johnston is a certified DBE Award Winning Production Company Select Services Films, Inc. Johnston founded the first annual New Media Film Festival ™ in 2010. Before launching the New Media Film Festival ™, Johnston helped build three other film festivals, one of which is now Academy-accredited.
Susan Johnston, a New England native, worked with the Providence & Rhode Island Film Commissions over 5 years to build the infrastructure used by the Farrelly brothers, as well as by director Michael Corrente. Upon relocating to Los Angeles, Johnston delved into International co-producing, talent producing, directing, TV Development and collaborated on innovative projects with her award-winning production company, Select Services Films, Inc.
Johnston has a background in the traditional film and TV industry, but is now known to many as a pioneering new media producer. She has produced many projects including: Mini-Bikers - the first series ever made for mobile phones – in conjunction with Fun Little Movies, as well as one of the first HD TV pilots and music videos utilizing the Panasonic Varicam & DVX100.