Kate Johnson is the current President of EZTV an "avant-garde video and digital art center" (Wired.com) in Los Angeles. There she has worked in a variety of levels with many celebrated artists and performers in the field of media as a producer, designer, editor and performer. She began as the assistant editor of a documentary on director Robert Altman, "Luck, Trust & Ketchup: The making of Short Cuts" which was hailed by critics as a classic of its kind and was shown on BRAVO over a dozen times as well as screened in Laemmle Theatres. She went on to produce and perform in "Dschungel!" a piece that was commissioned and premiered in London at the Institute of Contemporary Art and was called "state of the art independent filmmaking L.A. style" by the London Independent. Her work as an editor on the documentary, "The Sharpest Girl in Town: Ann Sothern" was seen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The past year she collaborated with Loretta Livingston & Dancers as a video artist in a live multi-media dance event. The piece was commissioned as part of the City of Los Angeles Awards and was hailed by the L.A. Times as "unforgettable, thrilling, supremely accomplished". She has also edited and designed for the documentaries: "Silk King: Jim Thompson the Life and Disappearance of an Expatriate" (she also composed original music ranging from Thai based to traditional symphonic) and "Mia Slavenska: a daughter's view" about the legendary Ballet Russes ballerina.
Her short piece, "Between Thoughts" has been chosen to be screened at SIGGRAPH 2003 and premiered at the Luckman Art Gallery in Los Angeles as part of the live multi media dance event "White Rooms" again collaborating with Loretta Livingston & Dancers. She is also producing and performing in "Quantum Entanglement" which will premiere also at SIGGRAPH 2003.
Currently she lectures at Otis College of Art and Design on Digital Cinema, Design and Animation on the web, and Advanced Film Production. Other highlights include Co-Director and Lead Faculty for the American Film Institute's (AFI) California Digital Artists Workshop, Co-Producing and performing in "Killer Apps" a video for the 10th Anniversay of the Digital Be-In, camera for "Outside Looking In: One last visit with Timothy Leary", and various pieces edited and shown in galleries all over the world.