The Seeker

The Seeker

A daughter’s idyllic life is turned upside-down by immense tragedy. As she grows older, her cynicism and apathy towards her new reality is challenged by a reminder from the past that sets her on a pilgrimage that will define her.

About The Director – Jeff Johnson

Jeff is a director, editor, cinematographer, entrepreneur, and founder of his young production company, Motion 117 Productions.  Jeff graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Bachelor’s in Marketing in 2004.  During and after his undergrad, he continued his adoration for the arts into music and photography while working in creative hot-spots like the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN.   In 2007 he became production manager of the orchestral chamber rock band “Cloud Cult” and quickly was swept up in their creative expression.  Since then, he has been collaborating with the group to regularly challenge the format of how the band interacts and engages their audience.

The last two years have been busy: directing, editing, and shooting 2 feature films, and over 65 short films for various commercial, non-profit, and music clients in the region.  In addition, Motion 117 produced a 4-part documentary series called “Stories from the Road” which tells stories of Cloud Cult fans who have overcome immense adversity and come out the other side. 2016 brings with it his first Narrative Feature that he wrote, directed, shot and edited titled, “The Seeker” which stars Josh Radnor of (How I Met Your Mother) and Alex McKenna (What Women Want). “The Seeker” has already won accolades and awards and is set to appear at various national and international film festivals.


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