Los Angeles born Director and Creative Director, Macauley Johnson, brings his mind-altering sense of movement and flow to film, elevating story and character with eye-popping thrill and razor-sharp editorial. An aesthetic stylist across disciplines, he seeks the unknown, mashing mediums and seamlessly blending genres to upend expectation and bring lasting impact to every campaign. His passion is bringing unseen stories to the forefront, drawing on their themes and tone to bring each a unique point of view—with every visual metaphor, brain-melting transition, and vivid performance in support of an authentic, cinematic voice.
Macauley has been exploring the bounds of visual storytelling with an eclectic blend of styles and technologies for brands like Timberland, Netflix, Google, Facebook, BMW, Oreo, and Apple Music; garnering awards from the Art Directors Club, One Show, and AICP. Always excited to partner with wild-minded collaborators, he is eager to unearth new ideas through creative expression.