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 is now Studying part time at the elite University of St Andrews
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 where he gained insights into Taoist Philosophy, Tai Chi and Qui Gong practice. In 2018, seventeen years later, Mindfulness based Relaxation classes have been offered as part of community wellbeing projects in Perth and Fife, complete with online tools available for students.
(Above – Mulan Temple 2001, Hubei district, People’s Republic of China)
In 2019 the switch to Olympus Cameras was made as the nature of client requirements constantly evolves.
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. In 2019 Vincent created a new venture – a Band called The Vincent Anthony Project which will recruit musicians to play Pub and club Gigs, Weddings, Festivals and Events. Vince himself plays Bass Guitar. VincentAnthonyMedia is based in Kinross which is located in Perth and central Fife Scotland.