Eric has worked exclusively in the film and television industry for over 30 years. His recent credits include AMERICAN GODS, VIKINGS, THE KNICK, and as JACK HYDE in the billion dollar FIFTY SHADES OF GREY franchise.
Eric’s extensive career as an actor includes lead roles in over 70 different productions but he is also a talent as a screenwriter & director. In 2002, he directed the CRAZY8’s film CANDY FROM STRANGERS from a script by wife and Process co-founder, Adria Budd-Johnson. In 2004, Eric produced, wrote, directed, edited and composed his DGC Kickstart short film, FISHBOWL which played in festivals around the world. It was nominated for two Leo awards, including Eric, for Best Editor. His debut feature film BEST DAY EVER: Aiden Kesler 1994-2011, which he co-wrote, co-directed, produced and edited and was distributed by Syndicado. Eric directed the Audience Choice Award winner SHELLY for the 2013 Toronto 48hour films festival.
Eric currently stars in HBO Max’s hit horror series PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN and will be seen in STAR WARS: OUTLAWS coming to gaming consoles in 2024.
Adria’s career in the entertainment industry started as a child actor, then expanded into writing and producing through NAIT’s Television program, an internship at Warner Brothers Studio and certificate programs at UCLA & UBC Film studies.
She’s worked in development, production and as a writer on computer animated tv series, IMAX Ridefilms and feature films, as well as live action films and tv series. In 2010, Adria produced the feature film, BEST DAY EVER: AIDEN KESLER 1994-2011.
Along the way she has written and/or produced several award-winning short films, including the 2023 festival premiering, WOMAN MEETS GIRL from writer/director Murry Peeters, starring fellow producer, Enuka Okuma.
In 2022, she wrote ambient dialogue on the exciting new mobile game, KATOA: Grow & Nurture Oceans from Snowed-In Studios and Sankari Studios.
Feature films in development include: Harold Greenberg Fund recipient REMIND ME, from award winning screenwriter A.R. Berzins & director, Eric Johnson and her feature film script, EDEN, with award winning director Audrey Cummings.
She is a member of the WGC, CMPA, WIFT-T and a Transatlantic Partners Alumna.