Patrick Johnson

Associate Professor of Film and New Media


Phone: 508-286-3645


Boston University, MFA, Film Production, 2010
Vassar College, BA, Film, 2001


Patrick Johnson is a filmmaker who enjoys working in a variety of modes and genres. As a documentarian, he combines digital media with the documentary tradition, creating short films that focus on artists, musicians and alternative lifestyles. As a narrative filmmaker, he enjoys exploring the potential and limitations of the science fiction genre. His work has screened in art galleries, at prominent film festivals such as SXSW, the Woods Hole Film Festival, and DocFest, and has been featured in renowned culture blogs, such as

Patrick teaches a wide variety of film production classes at Wheaton College, including Visual Storytelling, Screenwriting, Production II, Digital Editing, Documentary Storytelling, Experimental Filmmaking, and Mobile Storytelling.

To learn more about Patrick’s activities at Wheaton, please check out the following news articles.

Drone Camp

The IMAGINE Project

Shooting Fangzi with Wheaton Students

Patrick Johnson


Film and New Media



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