I have been working in the entertainment industry as well as doing photography for the past 7 years. My resume is below reflecting my time working on TV shows as well as writing, shooting and doing video for various blogs and magazines. To easily check out some of my work please visit www.carlpocketphotography.com
Carl “Pocket” Johnson
11104 Aqua Vista St. Apt. 3
Studio City, CA, 91602
Phone: (408) 891-8695
Education: BA - Psych and Social Behavior from University of California, Irvine (2001-2005)
Minor - Drama from University of California, Irvine (2001-2005)
Reality TV/ Game Shows(Casting)
DANCING FOOLS, The Gurin Company/ABC Family Pilot
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA. Sep-Oct 2012
THE SINGING BEE (Season 5), The Gurin Company/CMT 10-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA. Oct-July ’11-2012
STUCK, Pastis Production/Cartoon Network Pilot
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA. May-July 2011
THE SINGING BEE (Season 4), The Gurin Company/CMT 10-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA. Dec-Mar ’10-2011
YOUR CHANCE TO DANCE, The Gurin Company/CMT Pilot and 10-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA.
THE SINGING BEE (Seasons 2 and 3), The Gurin Company/CMT 20-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA.
THE SINGING BEE (Season 1), The Gurin Company/CMT 10-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Producer- Studio City, CA. May-June 2009
THE ONE, Kassting Inc./FOX 1-2 Hour Episode
Casting AP- Los Angeles, CA.
GO FOR THE GREEN, Planet Green/Discovery 20-30 Minute Episodes
Casting Producer- Hollywood, CA
JINGLES, Mark Burnett/CBS 10-1 Hour Episodes
Casting Coordinator - Los Angeles, CA. June-August 2008
AGE PERFECT, Mast Media/GSN (Pilot) 1-30 Minute Episode
Casting Producer- Santa Monica, CA. March-May 2008
THE BIG MATCH, Granada America/Lifetime
Casting Producer- Hollywood, CA. 1-60 Minute Episode
THE MOMENT OF TRUTH, The Conlin Company/FOX (Season 1: Cycle 2)
Casting Coordinator- Culver City, CA. 8-60 Minute Episodes
THE SINGING BEE, The Gurin Company/NBC (Season 1: Cycle 1&2)
Sr. Casting Coordinator- Studio City, CA. 14-30 Minute, 4-60 Minute Episodes
BREAKING UP WITH SHANNEN DOHERTY, Hallock-Healley/Oxygen
Casting Assistant- Los Angeles, CA. 6-30 Minute Episodes
Senior Photographer 2010-Present
Regular coverage included: Galleries for local shows, national shows, festivals, press photos, interviews shots, and other coverage for the Los Angeles area. Successfully meet 1 day turnarounds to edit and upload galleries for shows and festivals.
Staff photographer/writer 2009-2011
Regular coverage included: Local shows and festivals, national shows and festivals, press photos, interviews, reviews, all pictures for Los Angeles and festivals. Successfully meet 1 day turnarounds to edit, write, and upload. Traveled for festivals outside of Los Angeles including Washington, New York, Texas, Nevada and Illinois
Freelance Photographer 2009-Present
Regular Coverage included: All studio pictures for television show “The Singing Bee” including staff, promo, live, and website coverage.
Event Photographer: 2009-2011
Regular Coverage includes: Pictures of attendants as well as coverage of the band playing that evening.
Big Wheel Online Magazine
Senior staff photographer/writer 2008-2010
Regular coverage included: Live coverage, festival coverage, press photos, interviews. Successfully meet 2 day turnarounds to edit, write, and upload.
Photos have also been used on various websites and Magazines including: Cmt.com, Rollingstone.com, NME.com, HYSTERIA (AU), Coachella.com, Beatcrave.com, Buzzbands.la, LAweekly, Brooklyn Vegan, LAist.com, INK Magazine, Fuel TV, Rock Scope, Music Connection, NME and various others
The Experience of shooting over 1,000 shows and festivals including: Coachella, Lollapalooza, Sasquatch, Stagecoach, Outside Lands, Treasure Island Festival, Sunset Junction, Sunset Strip Music Festival, FYF Fest, Make Music Pasadena, Silverlake Jubilee and many others
Samples and Links
Photo Portfolio: www.carlpocketphotography.com or www.flickr.com/pocketphotography