Vincent Anthony Johnston is now in his 30th year of working in the field of Moving Image. Starting off as an amateur cameraman at school, he went on to obtain a traineeship at the Edinburgh Video Training company in 1991.
In 1998 he obtained his first freelance role as a Community Video Worker for Fife Council Arts and later, West Lothian Council Arts departments.
In 2007 he started Jinja Ninja Productions, developing a business from scratch, he went on to add Still Image services after studying Photography at West Lothian College.
Continuing with life long education Vincent has completed a course in Visual Communications at Perth College UHI and went onto study Information Technology at the University of St Andrews and will be studying Accounting at Perth College.
From an early age, Vincent had a fascination with martial arts and Far Eastern Culture. Influenced by actors such as David Carradine in the classic Kung Fu TV series of the 70’s, Vincent made the journey to Mulan Temple, China While working on placement as a News Script Editor for the English News Channel at Wuhan TV
(Left – Mulan Temple 2001, Hubei district, People’s Republic of China)
In 2021 the switch to Sony Cameras was made as this brand is excellent for travel adventure Cinematography projects. And for leisure time moto vlogging two new GoPro Hero Action cams have been added to the growing family!
A member of the British Sub Aqua Club, Vincent enjoys diving in the sea at every opportunity and enjoys using a GoPro action camera to capture moving and still imagery. Vince is the Organist at St Paul’s church and at the other extreme plays Bass Guitar.
2022 – the old company name will be reprised and this year sees Vincent making another quantum leap, moving into the wonderful world of Creative Publishing!