Johanna Jenkins - Production Designer

Halloween 2014: The Corpse Bride

Halloween 2014: The Corpse Bride

Due to some forthcoming nuptials between Toby and I, I wanted to go as some sort of bride for Halloween this year. Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride seemed pretty cute so that was the winner. I had originally planned to make the entire wedding dress from scratch, but…

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Recreating Scenes with Legos

Recreating Scenes with Legos

Toby was stoked when his Back to the Future Lego set arrived in the mail. He immediately built the DeLorean and put it on display in our apartment. I had just finished a very big job so naturally I was spending some quality time on…

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Jon Doing Things: 1.9 Million people looked at this dumb thing I did…

Jon Doing Things: 1.9 Million people looked at this dumb thing I did…

So I was bored one day. I noticed a funny picture my friend Jon posted of himself jumping in the air on Facebook. I decided it was the kind of photo that you can easily take and manipulate in Photoshop. So I cut him out…

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Seasons Greetings Earthlings: Our 2012 Xmas Card

Seasons Greetings Earthlings: Our 2012 Xmas Card

This post is really late… oh well. Better late than never. I had started thinking about doing some sort of space theme for this year’s card immediately after we shot last year’s card, but it wasn’t until Toby and I spent a few minutes brainstorming…

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eHarmony Commercial: 4 Sets

eHarmony Commercial: 4 Sets

Here are a few pics from the project I’m currently working on for Eharmony. This commercial is being produced by ZooFX and shot by my buddy Timothy Burton. The tricky thing about this project was that for one of the sets – Dr. Warren’s office – we had…

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Check out ‘CHOSEN’ on Crackle.com

Check out ‘CHOSEN’ on Crackle.com

CHOSEN, a series I designed last fall is finally available to watch on Crackle.com! CLICK HERE TO START WATCHING EPISODE 1! In season one of Crackle’s new original series, Ian Mitchell (Milo Ventimiglia) is a small time defense lawyer struggling to raise his daughter in…

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The Pain of Being Dead: Day of the Dead Make up Time Lapse

This year Toby and I went to a friend’s Day of the Dead party. Honestly, I find DOTD make up to be very uninteresting, so I decided to go with a more realistic skeleton makeup. We set up the Go Pro to capture the process….

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You can’t resist us Mr. Powers: My Fembot Costume

You can’t resist us Mr. Powers: My Fembot Costume

This year I almost went as Natalie Portman in Black Swan for halloween. I was going to make the whole ballerina costume and do the sfx make up so that I was in mid transformation into the bird, with the scaly skin and feathers sprouting…

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Toby’s Doc Brown Costume: Revisiting Halloween ’11 pt. 2

Toby’s Doc Brown Costume: Revisiting Halloween ’11 pt. 2

In addition to making my Mia Wallace costume last year, I also helped Toby with his Doc Brown costume. He’s got a bug for creating replicas of elaborate costumes and props – a couple years back he made an accurate Ghostbusters proton pack, this year…

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My Mia Wallace Costume: Revisiting Halloween ’11 pt. 1 (Slightly NSFW)

My Mia Wallace Costume: Revisiting Halloween ’11 pt. 1 (Slightly NSFW)

Every year Toby and I get ideas for Halloween costumes and spend weeks digging deep into the internets to find details on them so we can create it all from scratch. I’m not sure why we like doing this so much, but we just do….

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