Johnny brings electric enthusiasm to any project he delves into. He loves the mechanics of the film making process and just can’t shrug off his reputation as an absolute rock-solid Director. Everyone who meets Johnny is instantly won over by his quick wit and sharp creative expression.
With over 15 year’s experience in the film and TV industry. He has directed comedy TV series (Jono and Ben, Funny Girls), TV commercials for Air New Zealand, Burger King and Tourism New Zealand, New Zealand's first children's web series and a multitude of music videos in New Zealand, New York and London.
He is a big believer in finding talent, working with “real people” - and giving them all the support he can in developing their onscreen presence. Barker has a desire to be constantly evolving as a director and master the craft of filmmaking with beautiful photography, innovative effects, and sensitive performance.