Blaire Johnson, Producer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor - Her short documentary, “Mary’s Gone Wild”, on NC Visionary Folk Artist Mary Paulsen premiered at the 2006 Full Frame Festival, screened at the 2007 Cucalorus Film Festival, appeared on UNC-TV, and traveled to other festivals and screenings in the US. “Mary’s Gone Wild” was fiscally sponsored by the Southern Documentary Fund and received a grant from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.
Recently, Blaire filmed behind the scenes footage for Langley’s McArol’s “Superhero”, and produced two videos for Communities In Schools of Durham. Blaire helped NC Pirate Horatio Sinbad complete a documentary 40-yrs in the making on the building of his 54-ft pirate ship, The Meka II. She has been the lead Videographer on Rockefeller Foundation and Empowerment Project-funded documentaries. In 2004, she received her Certificate in Documentary Studies from Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies. Originally from NYC, Blaire has spent the past 16 years in North Carolina. She moved to the coast of North Carolina in 2010.