Toby Johansen

Toby Johansen

Actor, art director and camera operator in Cincinnati, Ohio

About Toby

I'm a film maker (Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Makeup Artist, Special Effects maker, Costume Designer, Prop Maker) and Comic Book Writer/Artist it's a passion to be a story-teller. I love underground/indie films and it's the kind of cinema I want to do for the rest of my life without the use of big-budgets or CGI to fill the gaps.

"Taste is Taste."-Andrew Bateman

I love film, I grew up with and have a great love for Horror films (WAY too many to even list, but I love movies like Hellraiser, Nightmare on Elm Street, Bone Sickness, Brain Dead, Brain Damage, Street Trash), it progressed with great fantasy films like The Dark Crystal and The Laster Unicorn, Anime came soon after. I love to read graphic novels, comic books, mangas however you call visual story-telling picture books, I love complex and dark storylines as well as erotica.
I love to draw, I love drawing characters and am still progressing with backgrounds and landscapes but I think I'm good at it as it is, animals and such. I love drawing with every detail brings out more of the character and the depth and life from where the imagination came from. I also REALLY LOVE to write, I love to write my own stories even if they're inspired from other great works that came before it and I always try to make it different in some way and give it feeling and many layers of complexity, story and characters matter.
I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in January 20th, 1990, in my childhood everyone should know they had weird childhoods and things they may have done they regret but have changed and are better than what they were, and my childhood consisted of slow-learning abilities, movies and books took me to different places and I slowly grew into reality when I wanted to learn about human nature and I felt that I want to connect realism with surrealism (real fused with fantasy) and that seems like a great combo to me.
In terms of my personality, I'm a nice guy, I love bloody and gory horror films with interesting plots and monsters with slashers, I love fantasy stories that bring out the inner beauty in things, I love animals and nature and I sometimes think about society as being a bizzare creation about the people in it that turn their worlds upside down by themselves and they blame it on others, and the lack of open-mindedness. I'm perverted, I won't lie, but you know what? It doesn't matter, people say looking at other animals fucking is nothing to be offended about, but when it's themselves that fuck then they go apeshit. But I love exploring the deep dark taboo and creating stories that appeal to these things in whichever manner I feel whether they'd be politcal satire or mindless action that I give more substance to, if it bores me I'm not interested unless it's bent on suspense.

Name: Toby Johansen

Lives in: Cincinnati, Ohio

Occupation: Actor, Art Director, Camera Operator, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Crew, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Location Manager, Makeup Artist, Model Maker, Post-Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, Producer, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Script Supervisor, Set Designer, Sound Editor, Special Effects Technician, Story Analyst, Voice Artist and Other

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  • Since: January 2012
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