John Johns was born on February 13, 1963 in Dermott, Arkansas, USA. He is known for his work on Snitch (2013), Mission to Mars (2000) and Friday Night Lights (2004). He has been married to Jessica Renee Ruhm since July 2, 1995. They have four children. See full bio »

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Snitch Camera and Electrical Department
Mission to Mars Visual Effects
Friday Night Lights Camera and Electrical Department
The Life of David Gale Camera and Electrical Department


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 2018 False Profits (TV Movie) (video playback supervisor)
 2017 Barbra: The Music... The Mem'ries... The Magic! (TV Special) (video control: Houston)
 2017 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (TV Series) (video playback technician)
 2016-2017 Queen of the South (TV Series) (video playback supervisor - 2 episodes)
- El Beso de Judas (2017) ... (video playback supervisor - uncredited)
- El Engaño Como la Regla (2016) ... (video playback supervisor - uncredited)
 2016 Broken (TV Series) (video playback supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (video playback supervisor)
 2016 AXSTV Concerts: Hosted by Mark Cuban (TV Series) (video control - 1 episode)
- K. C. And the Sunshine Band (2016) ... (video control)
 2016 The Monkees Live (TV Movie) (video control)
 2016 Second Chance (TV Series) (video playback coordinator - 1 episode)
- A Suitable Donor (2016) ... (video playback coordinator - uncredited)
 2015 The Big Big Show (TV Series) (engineer in charge)
 2011-2015 The Barbara Walters Summer Special (TV Series) (ultimatte operator - 3 episodes)
 2015 Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance (TV Series) (video control - 1 episode)
- Ballet Hispanico CARMEN.Maquia and Club Havana (2015) ... (video control)
 2015 My All-American (video consultant - uncredited)
 2015 Giraffe Birth: Mother's Day Special (TV Movie documentary) (engineer in charge)
 2014 Extreme Knockout (TV Series) (video controller)
 2014 Jackie Evancho: Awakening - Live in Concert (TV Special) (video control)
 2014 Men, Women & Children (video playback supervisor)
 2014 George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away (TV Movie) (video engineer)
 2014 Barney: A Super-Dee-Duper Day (Video) (video tape engineer)
 2013/I Snitch (video playback)
 2012 The Next (TV Series) (tape operator - 1 episode)
- Dallas (2012) ... (tape operator)
 2011 Sironia (video assist operator)
 2011 Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2011 (TV Special) (video control)
  Chase (TV Series) (video supervisor - 8 episodes, 2010) (video playback operator - 1 episode, 2010) (video playback supervisor - 1 episode, 2010)
- Under the Radar (2010) ... (video supervisor - uncredited)
- Crazy Love (2010) ... (video supervisor - uncredited)
- The Longest Night (2010) ... (video supervisor - uncredited)
- The Posse (2010) ... (video supervisor - uncredited)
- Havoc (2010) ... (video supervisor - uncredited)
 2010 Machete (digital imaging technician - uncredited)
 2010 Video Games Live: Level 2 (TV Movie) (video controller)
 2010 Barney: Let's Play Outside (Video) (video tape engineer)
 2010 Phish 3D (Documentary) (video controller)
 2010 The Deep End (TV Series) (computer playback coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Where There's Smoke (2010) ... (computer playback coordinator)
- Pilot (2010) ... (computer playback coordinator)
 2009 Larger Than Life in 3D (Documentary) (3D technical manager)
 2009 Brüno (video controller)
 2008 Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (video supervisor)
 2008 ZZ Top: Live from Texas (Video) (video controller)
 2008 The River (TV Series) (camera operator) / (video controller - 2008)
 2008 The Split (TV Series) (camera operator) / (video controller - 2008)
 2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend (video playback operator)
 2008 Mad Money (video playback operator)
 2007 Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It (Video) (video engineer: high definition)
  Prison Break (TV Series) (video supervisor - 13 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (video playback operator - 12 episodes, 2006)
- Call Waiting (2007) ... (video supervisor)
- Fire/Water (2007) ... (video supervisor)
- Orientación (2007) ... (video supervisor)
- Sona (2007) ... (video supervisor)
- Fin del camino (2007) ... (video supervisor)
 2007 Time Again: Amy Grant (Video) (engineer in charge: high definition)
 2006 A House Divided (TV Movie) (video engineer)
 2006 Sweating in the Spirit 2 (Video) (video controller)
 2006 Trail Mix (TV Movie) (engineer in charge: high definition)
 2006 Real Simple (TV Series) (video operator - 2006)
 2006 Laws of Chance (TV Series) (video playback supervisor)
  Gilley's Behind the Bull (TV Series) (shader - 1 episode, 2005) (video engineer - 1 episode) (engineer in charge - 1 episode) (video operator - 1 episode)
- Forty5 South (2005) ... (shader)
- Wade Bowen ... (video engineer)
- Stoney Larue ... (engineer in charge: high definition)
- Johnny Lee ... (video operator)
 2005 Tanya Tucker: Live at Billy Bob's Texas (Video) (chief video engineer: high definition)
 2005 Three Burials (playback: 24-frame)
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (video playback operator - uncredited)
 2004 Willie Nelson: Live at Billy Bob's Texas (Video documentary) (tape operator)
 2004 Eric Clapton: Sessions for Robert J (Video documentary) (video controller: Dallas)
 2004 JFK: Breaking the News (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 2004 Frankenfish (TV Movie) (digital imaging technician)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (video playback supervisor)
 2004 Jack & Bobby (TV Series) (video playback supervisor)
 2004 A Love Song for Bobby Long (video playback operator)
 2004 Walela: Live in Concert (Video) (video engineer)
 2004 Miracle Run (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 2004 The Beautiful Country (24 frame video operator)
 2003 The Three Amigos (TV Special documentary) (24p digital imaging technician)
 2003 Saving Jessica Lynch (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 2003 The Life of David Gale (24 frame video operator)
 2002 The Original Latin Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (24p digital imaging technician)
 2002 Serving Sara (video playback operator)
 2002 The Anarchist Cookbook (video playback operator)
 2002 Slap Her, She's French! (video playback operator)
 2001 Pendulum (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1999 Arlington Road (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1999 Shadows of the Past (video playback operator: In-Sync, Inc.)
 1999 To Serve and Protect (TV Mini-Series) (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1998 Rag and Bone (TV Movie) (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1997 RocketMan (video playback operator)
 1996 Harvester (Video Game) (camera)
 1996 The Evening Star (video playback supervisor)
 1996 Dallas: J.R. Returns (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1996 SubUrbia (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1996 The War at Home (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1996 Courage Under Fire (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1996 The Road to Galveston (TV Movie) (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1994 OcchioPinocchio (video playback operator)
 1994 Jason's Lyric (video playback operator)
 1994 Love and a .45 (video playback operator)
 1994 Witness to the Execution (TV Movie) (video assist operator)
 1993 Love to Read, with Barney (Video short) (video)
 1993 South Beach (video playback operator)
 1993 Dazed and Confused (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1993 Murder in the Heartland (TV Mini-Series) (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1993 Monstervision (TV Series) (video controller - 1993)
 1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (video playback operator)
 1993 Hexed (video playback operator)
 1991 Rush (video technician)
 1991 Without Warning: The James Brady Story (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1991 Knight Rider 2000 (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1990 Texasville (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1990 Problem Child (video playback operator)
 1990 The Donut Repair Club (Video short) (video engineer)
 1989 Fire and Rain (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1988 Talk Radio (video playback operator)
 1988 Dead Solid Perfect (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1988 Offshore Television (TV Series) (video engineer)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (video playback supervisor - uncredited)
 1988 It Takes Two (video playback operator)
 1987 Breaking Home Ties (TV Movie) (video playback operator)
 1987 End of the Line (video playback operator)
 1987 Benji the Hunted (video playback operator)
 1986 True Stories (video playback operator - uncredited)
 1986 Dallas: The Early Years (TV Movie) (video playback operator - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

John Johnns

Did You Know?


John's mother, 'Bitty Mitchell', was a baton twirling extra defeated by Lee Remick in A Face in the Crowd (1957).

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