Johanna Witherby, Editor and Assistant Director

JOHANNA WITHERBY has worked in post-production since graduating from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Film and Molecular Biology. Most recently she assisted the finetune editing of Barbara Hammer's Lover/Other. She was First Assistant Editor, Digital Effects Editor and Post Production Supervisor on Pretend, an independent feature film by Julie Talen shown at festivals internationally and Best Fiction Feature winner at Festivalito, in the Canary Islands, Spain. Prior to that, Johanna taught Final Cut Pro at the Film Makers Educational Cooperative in Bridgeport, CT. Johanna associated produced Julie Talen's 60 Cameras Against the War, which screened nationally, including at The Whitney Museum of American Art, and produced the short film, The Headliner. She also co-directed, shot, produced and edited The Dn'D Gang, a feature documentary about Seniors citizens adjusting to retirement and modern society, which explores the immigrant experience, Bridgeport, CT's unique history, and WW2. Most recently Johanna directed a music video for The Fever (Kemado Records). She is currently at film school at University of Austin, Tx for directing.

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