Maria Johnsen is a film and television writer, director and producer. She has published 21 fiction and nonfiction books which are on sale in bookstores and online. Maria runs Golden Way Media Films a production and development company in London, UK.
Maria Johnsen is also director and founder of Golden Way Media an award winning multilingual digital marketing company in Norway. In 2016 she was ranked #6 digital marketing influencer in the world by Onalytica Company who runs Influencer Relationship Management (IRM) solution in the UK and U.S.A. She was also ranked among top 100 global artificial intelligence A.I and Fintech influencer by the same company.
Maria Johnsen holds a degree in political economy, Beauty Arts from Sorbonne University in Paris, BA in Information technology, BA in informatics, Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Johnsen graduated from Royal Holloway University of London, where she received a M.A., in Film Production, with an emphasis in Writing, Directing and Producing Film and TV.
She was mentored by Jonathan Cavendish Golden Globe Award Winning Producer of Bridget Jones Diary. Mark Dormer executive producer (BBC), Jonathan Powel the former head of BBC1. Gillian Gordon award winning film and TV producer. Her script writing mentor was Nicholas Martin BAFTA award winning film and TV screenwriter. One of his amazing works was Florence Foster Jenkins, starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg.
In 2019 Maria received The International Star Award for quality leadership, innovation and excellence. The convention was held in Geneva Switzerland.
Currently Maria has two commercially viable film projects in pre-production and looking for sales agents, film studios, film distribution companies to help with investing and financing.
Unique traits: creative, leader, organized, innovator, systematic, analytical thinker
Searching For Harriet
Film (short) by Golden Way Media Films/Director (Romance) Writer, Director, Producer A 50+ Romance
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Crime, Horror and Thriller) Producer,Writer, Director Based on Maria Johnsen’s novel ” Escape from Jekyll Island”
Huldra and Photographer
Film by Golden Way Media Films/Director (Fantasy and Horror) Producer, writer and director A short story based on a Scandinavian folklore.
The ghost on the bridge
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Horror) Producer, writer A British paranormal horror story based on Maria Johnsen's novel.
Carlo's American Dream
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Biography) Director, writer, producer A biopic based on Maria Johnsen's novel " Carlo's big dream"
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Action and Crime) Writer, Director,Producer A crime feature film jam packed with action and thriller.
The 7 keys of the Sierra Estrella
Film by Golden Way Media Films Writer, Director, Producer Maria Johnsen's treasure hunt movie.
Elf and Huldra
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Adventure, Fantasy and Romance) Producer, writer and director An epic fantasy based on Maria Johnsen's novel "The Battle of Hulders".
Film by Golden Way Media Films (Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Writer, Director , Producer Ghostware is based on Maria Johnsen’s invention and novel “The Afternoon When She Died” which sold 30000 copies online and in bookstores back in 2014.
Roses and Chocolates
Television (Romance, War and History) Producer,writer and director, 5 seasons TV series every season contains 10 episodes. It is suitable for streamers such as Amazon, Netflix and history channel. Based on Maria Johnsen's novel "Roses and Chocolates" sold 50K copies worldwide back in 2015.
The International Star Award for Quality Leadership and Excellence