Johanna Kern - MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, AS WELL AS FILM DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/WRITER, has been living the most unique life for many years.
Following an unusual event which has turned her professional and personal life upside down, for many years now she has been counseling people regarding health, spirituality, emotional problems, family issues, relationships, death, life and career paths.
As a filmmaker, Johanna Kern is recognized for her unique directing style, and her vision that captivates broad audiences and draws exceptional professionals to her productions.
Her recent fantasy/mystery/adventure feature film, “Shadowland, The Legend” (2012) explores the topics of creating one’s own destiny, and the ways of dealing with personal and global Shadows.
Over the years, Johanna has made a number of dramatic short films including the critically acclaimed short “Cherries for Brian”. (Several of her short films can be watched FREE on youtube – simply type “Johanna Kern” in the search box.)
Johanna has also written seven feature film screenplays and worked as a producer/director on a number of television commercials and music videos.
Additionally, she has produced, written and directed two musicals for the stage (with large casts of more than 300 actors), and founded Kid Stage, an acting school for young performers.
She was also the founder and executive director of Fantasy Worldwide Film Festival (2005-2007) – reaching six million people all over the world in its first year, thanks to widespread media coverage from many popular television, radio and newspaper outlets. The festival held some of the first public screenings of such films as “The Secret”, “Future by Design” (featuring the visionary scientist Jacque Fresco), “Whale Dreamers” (a Julian Lennon production) and other significant works contributing to humanity and its evolution – in the genres of World Mythology, Mysticism, Magical Realism, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Legend & Archetype.
She holds an honors degree in Applied Arts/Film from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, and previously studied theatre and fine arts in Europe.
Johanna Kern writes articles on psychology, self-development, quantum physics, philosophy and religion on the blog “The Chamber of 7 Powers.
In 2013, Johanna Kern and her husband, Patrick Kern, established a non-profit organization, Humans Of Planet Earth ASSN. (HOPE) – to support people in gaining creative control of their own lives, through events, seminars, conferences, classes, art, video & film projects and festivals, exhibitions, fairs, and shows.
For more info please visit Wikipedia and search for Johanna Kern.
TWO-TIMES AWARD WINING BOOK "MASTER AND THE GREEN-EYED HOPE" -- was edited by Brian Van der Horst (journalist, author, coach, therapist listed in Who’s Who in the World since 1994, and Who’s Who in America since 2007); and it was endorsed by internationally renowned psychologists Stanley Krippner and Jerry Solfvin.
The book is now available as PAPERBACK on Amazon (worldwide) and in retail stores:
BISAC: Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth ISBN: 148274726X ISBN-13: 978-1482747263
And as KINDLE, NOOK and more:
ASIN: B008R454RA Kindle, ISBN: 9781476304427 Apple iPad/iBooks, Nook, Sony Reader
The manuscript (126817 words) has been compared by some readers and writers to such works as the books of Castaneda ("The Teachings of Don Juan"), Rider Haggard novels ("She", "Allan and the Ice Gods"), and "The Course in Miracles".
WINNER AT THE 2013 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL -- HONORABLE MENTION IN "SPIRITUAL/INSPIRATIONAL" SECTION.
WINNER AT THE 2013 NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL -- HONORABLE MENTION IN "SPIRITUAL/INSPIRATIONAL" SECTION.
TWO-TIMES AWARD WINNING BOOK "SHADOWLAND: THE LEGEND" - written together with the British author Roy Fitzsimmonds - based on my fantasy/family/mystery/adventure feature film. The film was first released in Canada, in September 2012, and now begins to reach other countries. Coming out in the U.S. in April, 2013.
The film trailer is available on youtube.com -- Shadowland The Legend official trailer
The book is available as PAPERBACK on Amazon and in retail stores (worldwide):
BISAC: Fiction, Fantasy, General, Young Adults ISBN: 1482727951 ISBN-13: 978-1482727951
And as KINLE, NOOK and more:
ASIN: B00BKKSYAW Kindle ISBN: 9780988166110 Apple iPad/iBooks, Nook, Sony Reader
WINNER AT THE 2013 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL -- RUNNER-UP IN THE "YOUNG ADULTS" SECTION
WINNER AT THE 2013 NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL -- HONORABLE MENTION IN THE "YOUNG ADULTS" SECTION..
I am still compiling the long, long list!
Favorite topics: inspiring stories - of ordinary people who know how to live and love life.
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