Johnson is well known in Canadian and international cultural circles as a successful agent, award-winning theatre producer and co-founder of the Six Stages Festival, which has taken place in cities such as Berlin, Glasgow, Prague and Toronto. Her longstanding partnership with Daniel MacIvor started in 1993 when she founded Da Da Kamera, helping to turn it into a vital and successful international company, touring extensively through Canada, the United States, the UK, Europe, Israel and Australia.
As a film producer, Johnson has worked with some of the brightest lights on the Canadian scene, including Jeremy Podeswa, for whom she produced the shorts The Susan Smith Tapes and Touch; and Wiebke Von Carolsfeld, producing her short film Spiral Bound. Her work with MacIvor includes his short Until I Hear From You and his upcoming You Are Here. Currently she is working as producer for Srivinas Krishna, known for his widely popular Masala, on his new film A Tryst With Destiny, to be shot in India next year, and on his upcoming Air India mini-series for broadcaster Toronto One.