Keir Johnson is a Shooter/Producer, Director of Photography, Camera Operator and FAA 107 Drone Pilot based in the Washington DC and Baltimore, Maryland area. He is a graduate of The University Of Maryland, College Park with a major in Film Studies.
Keir has worked over the past 15 years in broadcast television with a strong emphasis on non-fiction, unscripted, reality, documentary and action sports style productions. Most recently Keir has been doing a lot of one man band work (shooter/producer), fulfilling the roles of producer, camera and audio for television productions, corporate video and independent films. Keir's also an experienced drone pilot with FAA part 107 license and insurance.
Recent projects include:
- Camera Operator on VICE TV documentary "Bernie Blackout"
- Shooter/Producer for A&E/Lifetime's "Live PD: Women On Patrol"
- Shooting episodes of The National Geographic Channel shows "Star Talk", "Chain of Command", "Continent 7" and the "Explorer" series.
- Director of Photography and Drone Pilot for Season 3, 4 and 5 of the Discovery Networks MotorTrend show "Junkyard Empire".
Keir spent 3 months in Turkey shooting short form and documentary projects for a Turkish production company, he's also shot overseas in Portugal, Greece and Cyprus.
Keir specializes in using digital cinematography equipment from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Arri, DJI and many other leading brands.