Author Archives: Victoria M. Johnson

About Victoria M. Johnson

I am a published author and filmmaker. Mi Casa Su Casa Productions launched in 2007 as part of the 48 Hour Film Project. As with all my writing, Mi Casa Su Casa Productions will focus on short films that entertain, enlighten and surprise viewers.

Lessons Learned From Face Off Part II

Each episode of Syfy Channel’s Face Off is worth a semester-long class in film school.  That’s how insightful the series is.  Watch for yourself and see if you come up with different kernels of truth than I did.  If so, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Face Off Part I

It’s no secret that I love movies and filmmaking so it’s no surprise that I’m a fan of the Syfy Channel series Face Off, a reality show that tests the creative muscle of movie make-up artists.  With phenomenal judges who … Continue reading

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Wise Words

“It’s hard enough to write a good drama, it’s much harder to write a good comedy, and it’s hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.” Jack Lemmon

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My Thriller Debut (Part III)

I must say that again I got lucky. I can’t take sole credit for the way the team pulled together. I mean in 48 hours you really are asking a lot of people. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but … Continue reading

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Back for More Filmmaking Madness (Thriller Part II)

We held our breathe as we waited to pull our genre from the hat. I did not want to make a musical or western or comedy. I believed I could turn any other genre into some sort of a thriller. … Continue reading

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Eager To Make A Short Thriller (Part I)

With the experience of the prior two short films, the feature horror film, and the audition for the feature film under my belt, I was all business about recruiting the cast and crew, and about finding the perfect location. Flexibility is key in making a 48 Hour film. But the one thing that is set in stone is the location. Oh sure, I wasted a lot of time and energy my first year running around getting permissions for 3 locations— Continue reading

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