Director, Writer, Producer, Animation: Paul Johnson


Constantly moving forward and pushing authenticity and balancing studio work with personal expression, it's working so far.

Paul has worked in animation since 1995 and taught animation for 15 years. He is making 20 short films in 20 years, with his 7th in 7 years "Dance Dog Dance" currently submitting to festivals.

Studio credits:
Hotel Transylvania 3 (2018)
Mega Man: Season 1 (TV series) (2017)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Seasons 1-5 (TV series) (2012-17)
Charming (Theatrical film) (2015)
Fanboy and ChumChum: Season 2 (TV series) (2011)
Planet Sheen (TV series) (2010)
Neighbors from Hell (TV series) (2010)
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Season 1 (TV series) (2010)
Kung Fu Magoo (Direct-to-video) (2009)
The Adventures of Little Jake and Many Skies (TV interstitials) (2009)
Pearlie (TV series) (2009)
Edgar & Ellen (TV series) (2008)
The Nutty Professor (Direct-to-video) (2007)
Chaotic: Season 1 (TV Series) (2006)
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Seasons 1 and 2 (TV series) (2005,07)
FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman: Season 2 (TV Series) (2005)
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Season 2 (TV series) (2004)
The Buzz on Maggie (TV series) (2003)
°Mucha Lucha!: Season 3 (TV series) (2002)
Return to Never Land (DTV Feature) (2000)
Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (DTV Feature) (1999)
Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You (TV special) (1998)
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (TV special) (1998)
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (DTV Feature) (1997)
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (DTV Feature) (1996)
Tales from the Far Side II (1-hour TV special) (1996)
Kleo the Misfit Unicorn (TV pilot) (1995)

Short films:
"Earth, Video Games, Port Mann Bridge" (2014, 1:47)
"The 8-Bit Cup" (2014, 2:36)
"Begone Dull Care 2015" (2015, 3:48)
"Sparrow of Shaolin" (2017, 6:09)
"65 Million Years Ago" (2018, 2:58)
"Metal Mouse vs The System" (2018, 2:54)


"Dance Dog Dance" uses 2d rotoscoping to illustrate animals dancing to some of the best dance sequences in film and music video from the past 100 years. Completed in 350 production hours over 10 months, animated in TV Paint, composed in Milky Tracker, and combined in Flash.

Photos are stills taken from the film