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Anthony W. Johnson brings a progressive class of entertainment where innovation has no bounds.

Creative Director | Producer | Choreographer | Writer | Designer

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LAUGHING MAN ON FIRE PRODUCTIONS

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Laughing Man on Fire Productions is Anthony W. Johnson’s latest creation, a progressive class of entertainment where innovation has no bounds. Laughing man on Fire is a subsidiary of Ballet Magique Productions focusing on Content creation for Film, Television, Music, and Games.

Laughing Man on Fire explores the fresh miens to create Film, Television, and various digital and live art mediums, in order to bring to life the dynamic stories designed, and written by its writer and songwriter Anthony W. Johnson. These multi-faceted stories employ breathtaking visual aesthetics whereby profound, intricate, and incredible journeys delve into the human psyche. Johnson’s words are both poetic and prophetic deeply, filled with much wisdom and knowledge.

This force is the next progeny in the multi-media extravaganza. Laughing Man on Fire brings together an experience that is slick, fun, and spectacular. Laughing Man on Fire combines multiple disciplines and technologies to create work that is powerful, riveting, and wonderfully entertaining. We laugh and rage with fire, having no fear, free visionaries. We spawn the unexpected and the alluring mystery of suspense and illusion through poetic language with a powerful use of social commentary, fantasy, science fiction, and suspense. We fuse art forms, technology, and wisdom to culminate global change in various markets, which seek creative thinkers.

 

"There is something more important than logic...

IMAGINATION!"

Alfred Hitchcock

WRITER / PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER / SONG WRITER / LYRICIST

ANTHONY W. JOHNSON

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Anthony W Johnson is the creator of Ballet Magique, which is his registered trademark, and the Founder of Laughing Man on Fire Productions in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a member of both the Dramatist Guild and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Johnson's background in Dance, theatre, magic, music, and wushu is extensive. That is because he has worked in every field of dance and theatre. Given the great opportunity to perform for many years with the Lyric Opera of Chicago under the tutelage of his teacher and mentor Kenneth von Heidecke, in Operas like "Aida" and "The Ghost of Versailles" where he flew 80 feet above the stage holding a Champagne bottle tumbling about. Other Ballet, Modern jazz companies he worked with, to name a few include The Los Angeles Opera Company, Ballet Theatre of Chicago, Ballet Chicago, and Chicago Festival Ballet, International Ballet of Rotaru, Tampa, Colorado Ballet, Contemporary Ballet Theatre, and the Moscow Ballet, Ballethnic, The Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Atlanta Ballet, Physical Rhythm Project, James Kelly Project, Second City Ballet, Media City ballet, " Those funny Little People", Colors Dance Theatre, and Demetrius Klein & Dancers to name a few.

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NEWS AND UPDATES

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Alexis Colette is about to begin Pre-Production in June 2022!!!

After 4 years of development on this dynamic film, the Elevated Thriller Musical gets underway! One more month of development and OMG! We are making this movie!!! Come follow us on our journey!

 

WE HAVE A NEW LOCATION!!!

We are now on the Lot of LA Center Studios! with SAMACO FILMS!!!

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We are fortunate to have an incredible job, which both challenges and artistically fulfills. Yet, none of what we do would be as meaningful without an audience to share it with. Stay up to date on all the latest news about the productions, events, and community work they are involved with by having a look at the articles below.

DYNAMIC REVIEW OF ANTHONY W. JOHNSON'S SCREENPLAY ALEXIS COLETTE BELOW. DOWNLOAD OR EXPAND TO VIEW.

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ALEXIS COLETTE

Written and Directed by Anthony W. Johnson. 
Executive Producers  Anthony W. Johnson,  Franco Sama, Stanley Grabowski

Production Companies:

Samaco Films

Ballet Magique® Productions

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VODUN

Written  by Anthony W. Johnson 

Executive Producer Franco Sama,  Producers Anthony W. Johnson, Paul Desira

Vodun (African Voodo) This film is about a boy who discovers his dynamic ancestry out of a need to survive.

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Secrets, shame, forgiveness, and love

THE WHIPPING CLUB

Written By Deborah Henry. 

Producers:  DAVID RALPH, ZEB MOORE, TOMÁS  MAHER

CO PRODUCERS:

GREG POWELL, ANTHONY W. JOHNSON

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Franco Sama

Production Companies:

SAMACO FILMS, BROADSWORD ENTERTAINMENT,  
EMERALD GIANT

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"C" TV SERIES

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“C’ will be a Syfy action-adventure one-hour episodic that delves into the past and technological advances that the future holds. The Syfy drama “Westworld” explores the creation theory from a scientific point of view, in an “Us or Them” mathematical equation, which allows it room to explore various life events through a game. It is at its best when one or more of the characters recognize that their own existence traps them. Setting off a dangerous illusion. As well, the hit television series Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels. It follows a dynastic conflict among competing Clans for succession to the Iron Throne. We perceive it as a sort of medieval realism. The story feels more like historical fiction than contemporary fantasy, with less emphasis on magic and sorcery and more on battles, political intrigue, and the characters. Believing that magic should be used moderately in the epic fantasy genre, Game of Thrones becomes extremely intriguing when the questions of redemption and character change the outcome, allowing the audience to view distinct characters from their perspective.

SERVICES

OTHER SERVICES

Laughing Man on Fire Productions prides itself in creating dynamic, innovative content. Creativity and a moral compass that moves society forward, while entertaining the jovial art, enlightening the psyche, and spawning inspirations for generations to come.

Anthony's music is passionate, emotional, and has great lyrics.

He works with the best music producers singers and musicians in the world.

STAGE DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER

Anthony W Johnson is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer's Society. His work is dynamic, fusion at its best. No one choreography looks like another and his sense of visual aesthetic is beyond compare.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Anthony W Johnson prides his art on creating a moving piece of art for film, live entertainment, and music. His specialty is in creating exciting film presentation pitch decks. Photo Manipulating, layering, and innovation are his mottos. As well as After Effects, Logo Intros as the one you see here for the World Choreography Awards. Other programs: Photoshop, Quark, Adobe In Design and Pages

MUSIC

Imagination Released

ANTHONY W JOHNSON began writing and composing five years ago but grew up in music since he was a child, studying the piano and guitar in elementary and Jr. High, and joining the Opera after college. But it was not until he met ex-partner the late Gene Wooley that his music prowess began. It was Gene who inspired him into fusion and recognized his talent in music. Anthony has skills in all genres of music, Pop, Rock, R&B, Heavy Metal, Opera, Hip-Hop, Folk, and Rap and he has no fear when writing and composing. Anthony produced his first track, "Still in love with you written by  Lorenzo Pryor and Anthony W Johnson. He then went on to write "Sweat" and many others. Laughing Man on Fireworks with other music producers, such as Alex Elena, and John Butler,  in Los Angeles, to create a diverse and universal sound unlike any other.

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STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU MUSIC VIDEO

Written by Anthony W Johnson & Lorenzo Pryor

Producer Anthony W. Johnson

Actors:

Anthony W Johnson, Theresa Bruneau, and Matt Harrison

Dancers: Chasen Greenwood, Natalie Kramer, Natasha Vogt, Kory Withers, Khalia Douglas, Ethan Reider, Brandon Howell, Dax Spanogle

Directed Adrian Ciceronne

Choreographed By Anthony W Johnson

Actual Singers,  Sal Vasallo, Mike McKay, Theresa Bruneau

PARTNERS

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Franco Sama Executive Producer

SAMACO FILMS A FILM FINANCING AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

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Ballet Magique is a Registered Trademark ® of Founder/Director/Choreographer

Anthony W. Johnson. Ballet Magique Entertainment is a dynamic performance company striving

to progress Ballet and Magic into the future by combining the two art forms then fusing them

with various dynamic and daring entertainment genres.

WE FUSE DANCE, MAGIC, MUSIC AND THEATER INTO A LIVE SHOW

THAT TELLS A PROVOCATIVE STORY, ALL THE WHILE MESMERIZING

THE AUDIENCE

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