BDJ Films is the home studio and production company of Brian D Johnson, a journalist, author and filmmaker. For three decades he served as senior arts writer and film critics with Maclean’s, where remains a Contributing Editor. His films include the feature documentary Al Purdy Was Here (2015) and two BravoFACT shorts:  Tell Me Everything (2006) and Yesno (2010). His is the author of several books,

Johnson has published a book of poetry, Marzipan Lies (1974), the first work published by the Porcupine’s Quill. He is also the author of three non-fiction books:  Railway Country: Across Canada by Train (1985),  The XV Olympic Winter Games:The Official Commemorative Book (1988) and an independent history of the Toronto International Film Festival titled Brave Films, Wild Nights: 25 Years of Festival Fever (2000.  In 1994, he published a novel, Volcano Days.


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