Johanna Kern, award-winning author and film director/producer/screenwriter, has extensive experience in counseling people on health and emotional problems, spirituality, family issues, relationships, death, life and career paths.
Responding to many requests, she wrote the award-winning book Master and The Green-Eyed Hope, a recollection of her unusual professional and spiritual life adventure, including a detailed summary of Master Teachings for a modern Mind.
Following the success of her biographical book, and observing the enthusiastic response of the readers to her writings and teachings, Johanna Kern has designed an easy step-by-step program of daily affirmations to improve any life situation and published her next book 365 (+1) Affirmations to Create a Great Life.
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 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 (Palm Springs International Film Festival - U.S.; Raindance International Film Festival - U.K.; Figueira da Foz International Film Festival - Portugal,) and others. Several of her short films, including a documentary on homelessness, can be watched 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 250 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, Science Fiction, 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 continues to share her knowledge on the blog The Chamber of 7 Powers, where readers can contact her, as well as comment on the topics and ask questions.
Johanna Kern on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johanna_Kern
“Shadowland: The Legend” -- novel based on Johanna's feature family/fantasy film (same title):
RUNNER-UP in Young Adults section at the SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL, May 2013
HONORABLE MENTION in Young Adults section, at the NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL, June 2013
“Master and the Green-eyed Hope”:
HONORABLE MENTION in Spiritual/Inspirational section at the SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL, May 2013
HONORABLE MENTION in Spiritual/Inspirational section, at the NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL, June 2013