About Veriscope

Veriscope Productions is run by Steven Johnson, a director, producer and writer with over twenty years experience in independent film, television and Internet content production.


Veriscope's focus is on creating provocative and informative documentaries and independent films, with a specialization in investigative stories about political and environmental issues.


Current and past projects include directing and producing the independent feature-length documentaries: Black Tide, Delta Blues, Zombicon in 3D, How Obama Won the West , Battle for the Klamath, and Dylan's Run.


Johnson also worked as a producer and reporter on the PBS Frontline broadcasts Modern Meat, an investigation of the American meat industry and Blackout, about Enron and the California energy crisis.


While living in Washington D.C., Johnson worked in the NBC News Political Unit, and on the PBS documentaries The People and the Power Game, a political series on the Clinton White House and Gingrich Congress; and Across the River, about the Anacostia area of Washington.


In addition to documentary work, Johnson has written and produced numerous stories for television, including pieces for NOW with Bill Moyers on Enron, as an investigative producer for the ABC affiliate in San Francisco, and numerous freelance assignments for various shows and networks. During the first Internet boom, he was Director of Issues and Special Projects at Voter.com, a politics and issues website.


Johnson earned a BA in Political Science from Syracuse University and a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.


For more information about Veriscope Productions or any of its projects, please contact us at info (at) veriscope.com. IMDb page.