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One Show 2023 Music & Sound Craft Jury

Eric Johnson

Executive Creative Director, North America


New York

Eric David Johnson, p/k/a/ DJ Bunny Ears, is a music producer, music supervisor, record producer, director, musician, filmmaker, writer, artist, photographer & DJ. Rooted as an independent artist, he is a multi- award-winning music producer having spent over 22 years in the advertising industry. Prior to his current role as Executive Creative Director at MassiveMusic, Eric begin his career with ad agency Wieden + Kennedy, followed by senior roles with Young & Rubicam New York, DDB Chicago, Randall Poster’s music supervision firm, Search Party Music and as Senior Vice President, Executive Integrated Music Producer at McCann Advertising in NYC. Eric has won numerous industry awards and accolades working with/for such clients as: Nike, Microsoft, Coke, Mastercard, Verizon, Lockheed Martin, MGM, State Street Global Advisors, L’Oreal, and National Geographic.

 He has also written and directed music videos and award-winning TV commercials for Nike. Originally from Milwaukee, Eric's nomadic career has led him to make homes in the cities of Portland, Los Angeles, London, Brooklyn and now upstate New York, where he currently resides with his young family. He is the creator/host/executive producer of the podcast, Imaginary Soundtracks, on SONOS Radio, part of the music/art collective Pulseprogamming and regularly DJs at events and venues around the world. Eric is widely regarded as a thought leader in best practices for music-centric creative advertising/marketing and regularly participates in international panels, juries and conferences such as SXSW, Cannes, AICPs, CLIOs, Brandweek, Advertising Week, London International Awards, CMJ, BUMA (Amsterdam), Canadian Music Week, A2IM Indie Week, MIDEM, Music Finland, SPOT (Denmark), Roskilde and Iceland Airwaves, to name a few.




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