Johnny Bergmann is a documentary director whose  films have been shown worldwide, and whose television work has aired on NBC, BBC and The Food Network. He has worked extensively in both narrative and documentary form, in the latter concentrating on both intimate personal histories and musical subjects. 

Gender Redesigner

Johnny and fAe were working on a documentary series together, fAe decided to transition his body to appear closer to the way he felt internally.  


Inspired by the personal story of fAe in GENDER REDESIGNER, Lambda Legal hired Johnny to bring the story of one of their  most important cases - Lawrence v. Texas - to the big screen.

Badass Animal Rescue

Johnny is passionate about dog rescue and joined fellow filmmaker Sara Cross to form Badass Animal Rescue. Together with volunteers, they rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome dogs from high-kill shelters in the rural South.