About Me

HELLO WORLD!

I’M BENI JOHNSON

“As a culture builder, Beni Johnson was recently awarded Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2015 by Avenue Magazine. He has developed some of the most respected and unique cultural entertainment experiences in the urban arts community, including Say Word, REWIND Party Series, Feedback Friday and the Obsidian Awards. He is most recognized for his work as founder of the 10 at 10 showcase, Calgary’s biggest platform for hip hop music and culture but as an artist, his rap group “The Humble Giants” was recently selected as one of only a handful of Canadians to  perform at SXSW (South by South West). Motivated by his own personal mantra, “let’s build”, Beni Johnson has built communities for enthusiasts and artists of all disciplines to meet, collaborate and, above all, celebrate the positive spirit that a true growing city embodies.” – JazzYYC. Beni Johnson currently sits on the board of Music Calgary and servers as an A&R Consultant for artists.

Above, covers the arts. As for my Media production side – I graduated with honors from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)’s New Media Production & Design program in 2008 where I was classically trained in graphic design, logo design, brand identity, promotional marketing design, web ui/ux design, web development, advertising, photography, videography and animation.

HTML + CSS Coding 95%
Logo / Branding 95%
UI/UX Design 90%
WordPress 90%
beni-profile

365

Late Nights

250

Happy Clients

100

Consultations

400

Projects

Yes, I’m the ATB “Amplify” guy. I wrote, performed this spoken word piece while also helping to co-create the music production. Here’s the full 3 minute multi-award winning commercial as seen on TV and movie theatres across Canada. Released October, 2016.

ATB Financial 'Amplify' Anthem

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Spoken Word Poetry 100%
Acting Performance 100%
Music Production 50%

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